Mel Robbins’ 5 Second Rule is something that has been around for a while but I only heard about this year. There is a book and TED Talk on it (which I wouldn’t necessarily recommend) but all you need to know is its principle: When an idea or an instinct to do something crosses your … Continue reading The 5 Second Rule
I spent a number of years being cripplingly shy. I think this is disappointing for others to not be able to develop a rapport with you deeper than surface level and it made me feel awkward and embarrassed. (Out-of-focus person covering face with hands.) I used to get on and do extracurricular clubs but I … Continue reading Be Your Authentic Self!
I feel that I have far too recently learnt what I now consider to be the most fundamental piece of information about exercise. That it has to feel good. I have been taught my whole life that any exercise is good exercise and that the serotonin boost gained from it cannot be beaten. I would … Continue reading Tune Into What Feels Good for You
Reading was very much a part of my life when I was a child – bedtime stories, targets set by school – but, in my teen years, I pretty much stopped. As the routine of reading dropped away and I was no longer being held accountable for not getting through a book every few weeks, … Continue reading Why I Stopped Reading…And Then Started Again
Sometimes I feel an expectation to choose my path and stick to it. There are things that I categorically know about myself – I have great certainty that particular elements of my personality will never change, I will be a homeowner within the next few years and I will never have anything other than a … Continue reading I’m Not Who I Used to Be
A Pair of Book Reviews It’s Not About the Burqa Edited by Mariam Khan A Book Review My number one takeaway from this book was, ‘I have no right to enforce my opinion, based on speculation, onto a group of people who I don’t identify as’. In a world full of misrepresentation and mis- or … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion Book Recommendations
*Free Resource Included!* There’s a difference between being alone and feeling lonely. This is the idea that loneliness is an experience, not a circumstance. Let that concept sit with you for a minute. What are your reactions to it? How interlinked are solitude and loneliness in your life? What causes loneliness and what this term … Continue reading Loneliness – Mental Health Awareness Week