Tag: self care

The Guilt Of Unproductive Days

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Productivity is everywhere. Email and social media makes us so easy to reach, so readily available. We live in a society where emails are expected to be replied to within minutes or hours, depending if they know that you are online. It’s harder to get away from being available to everybody at any time, especially …

Putting The Good In Grief

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By Matthew In an image obsessed, filter-obscured and airbrushed world that prizes the ‘perfect’ form, the self-esteem of many is invested in its myth; deposits are made in the self-esteem bank with every unflattering snap of a celeb’s bingo wings, while withdrawals accompany the comparison to toned torsos that most of us will never attain or …

How I Overcame Anxiety

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By Vanessa I see a lot of people on Twitter these days talk about anxiety. Some talk about the attacks they are having and some talk about getting through the anxiety – whether it is a day or a week, you did it and you should be proud. Me, I can say I have been …

14 Quotes About Moving Forward In Life

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Recently I have been feeling stuck. Major life things are happening and yet I am in a waiting zone. I’m impatient enough as it is, but with this forced waiting period I am struggling to embrace the changes that await, and am instead focusing on the not-so-good parts of my past.

Where To Find Support For Mental Illness

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Mental illness can be very isolating. It can feel like you are completely alone in how you are feeling, like nobody else will quite understand what it is you are going through. Sometimes it can be too tough to talk with those closest to you about your mental health. I get that – I’ve had …

5 YouTube Channels That Make Me Laugh (When I Really Don’t Feel Like Laughing)

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Sometimes I need to get into bed for a while. If I’m not having a particularly good day, or I’m feeling particularly anxious or down about something, I need to wrap myself in my duvet until I feel better. It’s a place of safety, warmth and comfort.