Take control of your emotions

When we have anxiety or stress it tends to escalate quite quickly, emotions take over and the problem magnifies and feels unmanageable, There are 2 key things you need to do, take the emotion out of it and take back control of your emotions: The first thing to do is to distance yourself from the emotion/thought/s, this could be by…

Book Review: Reasons to stay alive

Book Review: Reasons to stay alive

Matt Haig. A true honest account from the author himself of what happened the day his world stopped and depression took over. Matt was aged 24 when the illness hit him from no where. His story showcases just how depression can stop your life dead in its tracks and paralyse you. Through the book he tells you how it almost…

5 tips to reduce Anxiety

5 tips to reduce Anxiety

Anxiety and anxiousness is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Lots of situations can cause anxiety and its a normal part of human life: what if they don’t like my presentation? what if I don’t pass my driving test? what if I don’t get that job? When these feelings become regular…

Words are not enough

Words are not enough

I post a lot of positive, motivational quotes in the hope that they resonate with one person and just maybe lift or change their immediate state. I do however appreciate that quotes can be easier said than put into practice. Working towards a positive mindset is not something that happens overnight its something that needs practice, time, patience and resilience.…

Share your story

Never be afraid to tell people what you’ve been through. You alone could change someones situation by allowing them to realise they are not alone.

Everybody has their own strengths

Everybody has their own strengths

I love this quote. Think of the pressure we put on ourselves to maybe be something we think we should be rather than what we want to be. Think of the pressure we put on our children to get it all right in their academic work. We can’t all have the same strengths but once we figure out what we…