The other day whilst in H&M looking at accessories, I noticed something strange about my fingers, I noticed that they looked like short, fat little sausages – the type you cook up for kids at barbecues that only taste nice if they’re covered in sauce. Chipolatas. I had chipolata fingers. Now, needless to say realising … Continue reading I Got Fat and It Was My (Bad) Choice
I didn’t always have anxiety, at least, I didn’t think I did. I just had insomnia, right? Insomnia isn’t anxiety! Neither is the occasional panic attack… or not being able to enter a venue by myself… or the tight chest when thinking about certain situations… or a very long list of other things that are … Continue reading How to Beat Anxiety
When I was 11 years old I taught myself palmistry. It was a cheap trick for the School Fair where I dressed up as a fortune teller, and told my schoolmates their "future". However, when I was a teen I began exploring other forms of fortune telling, and by the age of 31 I could … Continue reading Why Are We Obsessed with our Future?
The other day, Ben started a four week course in Mindfulness, and it got me thinking – how can I be more mindful? Is this something I should be bringing into my life also? After an extremely stressful 2016, will being more mindful help me? The answer, quite simply is “Yes”. So, what is Mindfulness? … Continue reading What is Mindfulness?
I have been writing for as long as I remember. In fact, I remember sitting in an oversized chair, tapping away at my dad’s PC using DOS Word to write fantastical stories about princesses and monsters. My writing first started out as poetry, but as a teen developed into screen plays (for Drama class) and … Continue reading How to Write for your Heart
It’s New Year’s Eve, or if you’re in Scotland – Hogmanay – which of course means a late night and far too much bubbly (or whisky)! I love my sleep, adore my sleep, but I also like wine and a late night with friends dancing (or chatting) the night away. However, I absolutely loathe hangovers … Continue reading How to beat that New Year Hangover!