Self-Sabotaging is a difficult subject to explore. Like many Mental health struggles, it doesn't make much intellectual sense and contradicts itself.Read More
This video is one I nearly didn't post, but it is my reality of living as a parent with anxiety.Read More
I am someone who struggles with my emotions and the ways that I feel. For a long time I thought it was just to do with my childhood trauma until I came across HSP's or 'highly sensitive people' and I realised that is me!Read More
There is a strong push for people that struggle with their mental health to talk and although talking has helped me lot, the one demential idea of talking worries me. Sometimes talking isn't an option and that is Ok. Other times, we don't feel we want to talk or we simply cannot find the words and that is OK too!Read More
When we talk about emotional intelligence, it is impossible to ignore emotional hangovers. If, like me, you struggle with your emotions and feelings, then overwhelm is something you will know a lot about and you will also know that after feeling emotional there is a come down!Read More
I have made this video to help us better understand what anxiety can look like at surface level.
If you love someone with anxiety it can be confusing because they can act in ways that do not seem to make any sense.Read More
What does it mean to be confident?
We all suffer with insecurities, so does that mean we cannot be confident?Read More
Most of us understand the importance of self love but often we don't know where to start in terms of how!Read More
Social media and stigma are a major problem but do they have anything to do with cause?Read More
We say it, but I do NOT believe our actions show it. In fact, I think mostly, we show people it's NOT ok to not be ok. Its all well and good to tell people it's ok not to be ok, I believe we need to become better at showing people this, often we do the opposite...Read More
Are you someone suffers from anxiety, yet feel like you have no reason to? This bothered me about myself for so long. I couldn't understand why i was getting anxious in times when my life was all 'figured out'. The shame it made me feel was a killer. It would come on me and I would think 'Here we go again'. I felt weak and defective. Thankfully, some studying, coupled with looking within, I realised there was a reason to this and it helped reduce my feelings of shame and gave me some power back over my anxiety.
Is your need to fix getting in the way of really helping people? Being there for the ones we love or people close to us, is not always easy when it comes to #mentalhealth. Whether it be #addiction, #suicidal thoughts, #selfharm or any internal struggle, when we are trying to help, that urge to fix can become consuming and ultimately hinder us. Though coming from an honest and loving place, I feel like all of us want to become better helpers and listeners and in this video I explore some things to think about. As ever, I encourage discussion and open conversation. This isn’t about saying what we are doing is right or wrong, it’s about challenging ourselves to become architects of change. So I always welcome thoughts in the comments.Read More
I believe too many people are suffering with anxiety and have no idea that it is anxiety. We talk about anxiety as a 'mental health issue' without often exploring what that means or how it feels. Anxiety is a mental health problem with very physical sensations.Read More
How do I talk about mental health with my children? It is a question I am often asked. The mental health conversation doesn't always have to be deep and meaningful. It is possible to talk in a general way and help children to begin to explore what mental health is.Read More
How do you know if you are depressed or just feeling down? It is easy to get lost in the middle and feel unjustified in your struggle. Mental health struggles are not always that simple.Read More
Do you worry about what other people think about you?? I do, and you can normally tell when I am because I'll act like I don't care, or I'll push my chest out and act tough.Read More