Turning a bad day around

Those days when you just wake up in a funk and feels as though everything is going wrong and everybody is against you. It is so easy to allow thoughts like this to snowball and before you realise you’re wallowing in a tomb of self-pity. But you can fix a bad day. Stop and breathe. Take 5 minutesContinue reading “Turning a bad day around”

Tips for living in the now

One thing I’ve learned about being too wrapped up in the past and/or future is that it conjures up emotions of guilt and anxiety, respectively. Overthinking about something in the past can lead to feelings of resentment and guilt; whilst being too focused on the future is a breeding ground to invoke anxiety or fear.Continue reading “Tips for living in the now”

Thursday Thinking: loving yourself

It was World Mental Health on Tuesday but it still feels that we are a long way off reducing the stigma that surrounds issues of this kind. However, raising awareness and generally pushing people to open up more is a big step in the right direction. It really should be a priority to take care ofContinue reading “Thursday Thinking: loving yourself”

Good nutrition for better sleep

One thing I’m really interested in is nutrition and how foods impact on aspects of our health beyond the purely physical. I’ve been dealing with insomnia on and off for a few years now, and one thing that I’ve found that really impacts on falling and staying asleep is food. I know this is notContinue reading “Good nutrition for better sleep”