I get so many messages from parents asking how best to support their children with anxiety, so, I have made a video talking about some of the things that I have seen have huge results with my children. Sometimes we just need a bit of direction otherwise we can feel totally lost.Read More
It would be easy tot think that body image is something that just women struggle with but I constantly worry about how I look! Body image and my struggle with my own, comes a lot from my struggle with shame an my perception of myself.Read More
More and more I am starting realise the impact that being an empath has had on me. So what is an empath and how do I deal with being an empath? It is definitely something that is not talked about enough and I feel like without enough self awareness it can feel like a huge burden but actually with the right focus, it can be a super power.Read More
I have been looking more and more into masculinity and what it means in todays world. Lots of people talk about masculine and feminine energy and I understand that to a degree but not sure I see the relevance.Read More
The Physical symptoms of anxiety are something that are not spoken about anywhere near enough. Because anxiety is related to mental health we often only talk about the way it makes us think without exploring the physical symptoms of what it actually feels like.Read More
Sometimes it is hard to know what to do if we love someone with anxiety, or if we know someone with anxiety. Most of us want to do what's best but can feel like we get it wrong. In this video I list 10 things you should know about people with anxiety.Read More
Suicide remains the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. What can we do about this? How can we best support people we know might be experiencing suicidal thoughts? Holding the space is vital and we can all do it. #SuicidePrevention #SuicidalThoughtsRead More
I have always testified that I have a terrible memory, but looking deeper, I begin to realise its less about a bad memory and more about that difficulty in being. Memory loss is linked to anxiety and depression and I believe this is why.Read More
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