If there’s one thing about my mental health issues that winds me up, it is the need to be busy/dependable/useful. In the past I had consistently made myself ill by not stopping, by not slowing down and by sacrificing any free time I had to doing something. I lost so much weight a few years […]Read More If you need to, step back!
We have all had those days in our lives where brekfast has essentially been a Subway sandwich eaten at 2PM because we’ve either woke up too late to eat breakfast or we’ve been too busy to. Honestly, I need FOOD in the morning. I’m not a ‘grab a bagel and go’ type if girl. If […]Read More Recipe – Breakfast Bowl/Overnight Oats
May has been a month filled with makeup and Disney obsessions, becoming addicted to new TV shows and indulging in a lot of self care days. So, since the month is coming to an end faster than I woukd like it to…I thought I would make my monthly favourites post for you! I still […]Read More My Paper Town – May Favourites
We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t slip into slumber. With insomnia becoming a more and more prominent issue for many people, for various reasons I thought I’d share some techniques taught to me during exposure therapy. […]Read More Exposure Technique : Counting Sheep? Sleep Management.
Welcome back, first let me ask you a question… do you have your ear phones in? Yes? Good. No? Go get them, because this is my monthly playlist post! There’s been too many songs this month that have caught my attention, but the seven songs I’ve added to my Paper Town playlist I’ve listened to […]Read More My Paper Town – May Playlist Additions.
If you could talk to a younger version of you, what would you say? Would you give advise to stay away from specific scenarios? Would you let yourself make the same mistakes? Do you think it would make a difference? As a way of confronting the issues behind my anxiety it was suggested that I […]Read More Exposure Technique – Letter Writing.
You know those days where you just feel totally off? Nothing feels good, nothing looks right and you just feel utterly uncomfortable? Yeah we all have those days, for some people it’s only from time to time but for others it is a constant. If you deal with this daily, or just periodically please believe […]Read More Exposure Technique – Self Compassion.