A real friend…
Sometimes, we need someone to point us towards our north star – of what we are good at and enjoy – when we can’t see it through our own darkness. Today on the blog I’m talking about a different kind of support that got me through some hard days when I couldn’t do what I loved.
“I was patient enough…”
@poetryofdhiman featured on the blog today!
Recovery is quite a process regardless of what you are going through, and it is something that we have to be careful to not assume what the end goal may be for the person experiencing it.
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In this Book Therapy post, we are exploring Ruth Allen’s book Grounded: How connection with nature can improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
It may be the most unlikely of people or in completely different circumstances, and that’s why it’s important to share – so someone else feels connected and seen and feels safe to say ‘me too’.
Know who those people are.
And love them the way they deserve.
It’s time to give ourselves permission to rest – it is a vital part of our health and wellbeing.
Sometimes you can’t change and you can’t choose…
This short sentence has stayed with me for years, it is stuck to my fridge as a reminder, and has become a guiding light in my stress management and decision making processes.
Calm book is the perfect companion and inspiration for mindful activities and is written by the co-founder of the super popular and my personal favourite meditation app, Calm.
It’s a funny thing about life…
There are two practices that have been game changers for me. But I don’t think they would have even started if I didn’t ‘deep dive’ into them.
Gratitude turns what we have into enough…
After a long day of trying to keep your head up and survive, it can be hard to remember the good little things that happened during the day. Gratitude becomes a giant exhale for the day. Get the bad stuff out of the way, and let’s focus on the good things and lighten the load.
Run towards it like someone left the gate open.
Libraries are boats
And the books are life jackets
Without them we’ll drown
When you’re at the end of your rope…
As someone who has had to take extended periods of time away from the workplace, social and community situations, it can be a mixed bag of emotions when you are returning back into those spaces and amongst a lot of people. I’m sharing my thoughts on the reintroduction process today on the blog.
It seems fitting to round up Mental Health month by focusing on the stigma that surrounds mental health. There is a lot we can do to make it easier for everyone if we tackle the issue of stigma.