Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: mindfulness

Shower and make the bed

Shower and make the bed

Yep, shower and make the bed are the only priorities on my to-do list today. This may seem a mundane statement but for most people, having only two things to do in a day would be a huge source of anxiety and guilt – how […]

FitMind meditation training app

FitMind meditation training app

“A wandering mind is an unhappy mind” I came across this app in my quest to find better ways to be mindful and slow my busy mind down. This app created by Liam McClintock is excellent. He talks about how the mind is entirely responsible […]

Fine tune your focus

Fine tune your focus

There are many good reasons to fine tune your focus. Think about it, for a large part of the day we are ‘passive receptacles’ to the random onslaught of thoughts that enter our minds. Did I take the clothes out of the washing machine? Why […]

Tips for managing anxiety

Tips for managing anxiety

Anxiety is a part of life, get used to it. Instead of resisting it, learn to work with it and you will find managing anxiety far easier: Anxiety is normal and not harmful (unless excessive). Worry is not a predictor of outcome. Do you have […]

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

People pleasing People pleasing often comes from low self esteem. We don’t like ourselves enough and this increases our need for external validation. We end up running ourselves ragged in an attempt to  feel better about ourselves. Not very clever is it? You will never […]

Mental health maintenance kit

Mental health maintenance kit

Life is so challenging and day to day challenges can leave us feeling drained and exhausted. I have created a mental health maintenance kit to help maintain emotional wellbeing. It’s a quick and easy way to keep yourself balanced and can assist in coping with […]

Make each day count

Make each day count

Make each day count…Don’t live your life assuming that you will live forever. No one likes to talk about it but life on this planet is finite. I hear people talking about their retirement and planning for things far in the future without any thought […]

What is mindfulness?

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness isn’t just about being in the present moment, it’s also about observing your thoughts from a distance. Being aware of the thoughts that are arriving in your mind from a distance, as in : Oh, I see I am catastrophising right now by thinking […]