The Plight of The Perfectionist

Perfectionism was something I always felt was used as a humble brag. In school, when they advised us for job interview techniques and that we’d likely be asked our negative traits, I was always told to turn that into a positive by saying ‘the only bad thing about me is that I’m a perfectionist’ and that…… Continue reading The Plight of The Perfectionist

Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty

There’s not much in our lives that is certain, so if you are someone that suffers with anxiety surrounding situations out of your control, it’s probably something you’re dealing with fairly regularly. Uncertainty is completely unavoidable – yes, you could avoid your main triggers by skipping that family meal, missing the party on Saturday or…… Continue reading Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty

How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?

Lot’s of the advice around worrying and stress is to just let it go. That’s it, just let it go. Easy peasy right? Except it’s not, it’s kind of like when someone tells you not to look at something so the first thing you do is look – telling yourself not to worry is unlikely to…… Continue reading How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?

4 Steps To Worrying Less

Excessive worrying, persistent negative thoughts and uncontrollable anxiety might be leading you to neglect yourself and daily tasks. This can affect your work, managing your home and finances as well your relationships with colleagues, friends and family.  It will leave you feeling drained and disengaged. You can feel yourself creating distance between you and everyone around you, especially…… Continue reading 4 Steps To Worrying Less

How To Sleep Better

Sleeping is essential to our mental and physical health. I’s definitely my biggest issue and something that I need to take control of and improve. There’s a chance that some of this advice will be irrelevant to you – if you don’t bother with any of these techniques and still sleep like a log, good for…… Continue reading How To Sleep Better

Eight Easy Diet Tips and My Honest Food Diary.

When I thought about writing a food diary, the idea was that I could show you all the little ways which a ‘normal’ person like you or I could make healthier lifestyle choices without denying too many treats…because who wants that? I completely understand the way lots of you feel; it’s too expensive, it’s too…… Continue reading Eight Easy Diet Tips and My Honest Food Diary.