The Grateful 8: Ways To Have More Control Over Your Worries

“If you spend your time hoping that it doesn’t rain tomorrow, you are wasting your time. Your thoughts don’t change the rain. You will someday come to see that there is no use for that incessant internal chatter, and there is no reason to constantly attempt to figure everything out.” If this paragraph from Michael […]

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7 Ways To Stop Losing Yourself In Relationships

We’ve all been there. You’re living your best life – work, friends, family – everything seems to be going right, even your anxiety is under control. Just when you think things can’t get any better, in walks the most wonderful stranger to turn your entire world upside down. Or right side up – you decide. […]

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“True Self-Love is Appreciating…”

Yup. Who would’ve thought. Listen, I have by no means perfected this whole idea around self-love. I’m the first person to be critical of myself, to dislike things about my body, hair or even personality. But I have started making a more conscientious effort to focus on loving who I am regardless of my journey […]

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“Make sure you don’t take part in the internal battles of others”

Read that quote. Read it again. Until it’s engraved in your soul. It stuck with me from the first night I opened Vex King’s “Good Vibes, Good Life”, and burned through the pages. It was exactly what I needed to reflect on in the moment. As a worrier, I’m quick to take on everyone else’s […]

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“Be strong for each other in moments when the other feels weak”

It’s only fair that my 10th Life Lesson is dedicated to my husband, one day after our first wedding anniversary. Let me tell you that year one has not lived up to all the hype. Newlywed bliss? I personally saw very little of that. Don’t get me wrong, our relationship as a couple was phenomenal, […]

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“Where your mind leads, your body follows”

Where your mind leads, your body follows I started thinking the other day while reading a paper on the physiological affects of stress and anxiety, why it is that I have good days and bad days. Of course it’s perfectly normal to have bad days, sad days, even lay in bed and don’t talk to […]

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Feeling Impatient is Wasted Energy

Even while writing this post, I feel impatient. How do I get writer’s block the moment I sit down to write? As always my post is centred around a specific quote or concept that seems to help me unwind some of my own anxieties or troubles from the past. This post is like the nitty-gritty, […]

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On New Beginnings

On New Beginnings: “To Begin Is Enough – There Is A Boldness In Beginning” Before I start this post, let me be so clear in saying that even if you aren’t trying new things or picking up new skills during this pandemic does not mean you’ve fallen behind or are not doing something good for […]

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“You Don’t Have To Be Fine, But You Have To Be Trying”

“You Don’t Have To Be Fine, But You Have To Be Trying” I’m a person who has struggled with anxiety for a little more than a decade. In that decade I have analysed my triggers, my mistakes, what helps, what doesn’t a thousand times over. I’ve learned to cope with it and have had my […]

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