My Social Anxiety Journey

My Social Anxiety Journey

I've always been what people would call 'socially awkward'. I have a nervous laugh that comes out in most social situations and I sometimes shake and stutter when I'm talking to people I don't know very well. Of course it's perfectly normal to experience these symptoms sometimes in social situations, but I had an intense [...]

Fitness and Body Positivity: My Tips

Fitness and Body Positivity: My Tips

I don't consider myself fully body positive. I know that this is a 'buzz' phrase that has several confused meanings. What I understand by being body positive is that you consider self-love above all else. It is the most important thing to you. You do not judge your body or anyone else's. You are happy [...]

January Favourites

January Favourites

I've decided I am going to do one of these posts every month where I outline some of my favourite things of the month. January 2018. What can I say? Possibly the longest month I have ever endured (and that includes the months I did Teaching Practice!) But it was actually a very good month [...]

The Victim Mentality: Signs You’re Experiencing It and How To Get Past It

The Victim Mentality: Signs You’re Experiencing It and How To Get Past It

So I thought it was time I did a blog post on what I'm learning in therapy. I have been going to therapyΒ  consistently for over a year now. And I have learned a lot about myself and about my psychology in general. Something that recently came up was the idea that I was taking [...]