giving thanks

giving thanks

It’s that time of year again when the days are shorter, the temperature has dropped and the simultaneously exciting-but-stressful Christmas is approaching. It’s time to up the ante on my wellbeing. With Thanksgiving around the corner, I have decided to...
those tiny huge things

those tiny huge things

Whenever I’m not feeling great, I turn into a bit of a hoarder. I don’t like to move too far, so things start to migrate into a nest in every room. I don’t like to get rid of anything either because I don’t feel like I’m in the right...
those tiny huge things

sleep matters

Sleep has such a massive effect on our moods and on our health. Now if, like me, your moods also affect your health, then it becomes a big player in how we feel, act, and live. I’ve always read the stats about how important sleep is. To the point where it...

SHAME *rings bell* SHAME

So I was really proud of me when I preemptively booked a CBT appointment to fall in between the end of the wedding/honeymoon period and before the start of my new job. Briefly: I was a full-time maths teacher in a secondary school, and commuting at least an hour each...
labels i cannot shake

labels i cannot shake

I’ve done a hell of a lot of soul searching in the months since hope the black dog opened. I’ve done CBT and borrowed countless of self-help books from the library. Ultimately, I’ve worked out that my anxiety stems from a deep-seated utter lack of...