When we live in a world where perfect is perceived as the norm through the likes of social media and advertising, it can be immensely triggering for some people.
We live in a very demanding society. And if you struggle with anxiety, everyday can feel like a baptism of fire. Some of us (erm, me very much included) get overstimulated very fast. I don't want to speak for everyone but I know that it doesn't take much to drain my emotional capacity and make... Continue Reading →
I was recently asked by charity Boys in Mind to write a piece for their website about my story, my struggles, and how vulnerability has helped me to manage my mental wellness as a man in the 21st century who is battling some nasty demons...
There are certain practices that I have learnt over the past few years that have become necessities in my life for managing my anxiety. I strongly believe that it's vital to find healthy ways of dealing with life and its stressors and pace. I am not always as consistent with them as I'd like to... Continue Reading →
"The ego tries to prove itself, self-esteem tries to express itself" Think about these words for a second. I came across this statement said by one of my idols Jay Shetty, in an episode of his In The Moment podcast. It really resonated with me, and with the reason I started this blog. When I... Continue Reading →
It was the 2nd anniversary of my mom's passing a few days ago, and this has coincided with me finishing up a book on grief called The Orphaned Adult by Alexander Levy. Because of what I learned in this book, I experienced this specifically heightened period of mourning in a different light. When I lost... Continue Reading →
This is probably going to be one of the toughest posts I write and I am not entirely sure where it's going to go, so bare with me. Its time to delve into my complicated history with food, health and my eating disorder. This is not something I feel comfortable speaking about openly. I have... Continue Reading →
Have you ever found yourself saying yes to something you don't want to do, don't believe in, or don't have time for, just to avoid missing out, offending someone, or coming across as unable to handle a busy schedule? We are now living in a culture that has glorified the word “busy”. We hear this... Continue Reading →
This is the digital age. From food to instant streaming, faster WiFi and same day delivery, we live in a time where we expect everything to happen right now. Life is moving at a rapid pace. Everything is happening quicker and quicker and waiting for anything is considered a waste of time. Everything we could... Continue Reading →