You want to get serious about finding a partner. You’ve done a lot of dating, and you’ve met a lot of the ‘wrong’ people. You keep choosing people who just want to have a rebound, or have sex, or they just feel plain ‘wrong’ to you and each time it’s ended, you’ve felt rejected, used … Continue reading
Our emotional world is intricate and demanding. It holds the potential for a whole range of feelings, from love & joy to despair & anxiety. One of my core beliefs is that we cannot selectively choose which emotions to experience. If we avoid one feeling, we miss them all. It’s like spending our whole lives … Continue reading How to Manage Difficult Feelings (It’s the opposite of what we’ve always thought).
It’s so important to explore your feelings. I write about this often because the way I see people changing is through ‘feeling work’. I’ve not seen it work many other ways. I know that if you hold down a demanding job and/or life you think that going into your feelings is dangerous territory. You’re scared you’re … Continue reading Exploring your feelings is the key to success in life + work.
It’s really difficult to feel like we’re holding back tears at the photocopier, or are too anxious to focus in a meeting, or find ourselves numbly staring at our computer screen. Firstly I need to get this out of the way: it is normal to experience difficult feelings at work. If we’re going through a … Continue reading How to Cope with Overwhelming Feelings at Work.
If becoming self employed is the new 9-5, how do we emotionally cope with the toil of this chosen path? According to a 2014 survey by Harris Poll and CreativeLive (read full report here) 67% of employed millennials (18-34) want to leave traditional employment and become self-employed. Being your own boss sounds like a dream, … Continue reading How to Cope with the Stress & Anxiety of Being Your Own Boss.
Having any kind of challenge around food is really difficult. We can’t go teetotal on food (not without severe circumstances) so it’s something we tend to struggle with at least three times a day. This adds to how torturous and endless it feels to have an eating disorder. When we are experiencing a difficulty with … Continue reading This is for anyone who has a challenging relationship with food right now.
Happy New Year! I took a break from writing for a little while, as I needed to focus more on refilling my own cup and a lot less on putting things out into the world. The perfect respite to this basically involved doing as little as possible. Fittingly, my first post back is about living … Continue reading How to live life to the fullest.