Exam Season – ready for this?

Exams are one of the main stressors for young people, and this stress can really affect our productivity. Here are some tips and ideas which can help you this exam season. Create the right working environment Have comfortable furniture to sit on. Get a larger desk, giving you more comfort when spreading out notes andContinue reading “Exam Season – ready for this?”

How to Love Yourself in a Few Easy Steps

Getting to know yourself, and loving yourself, can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding, experiences. After all, you’re stuck with yourself for a lifetime, might as well enjoy the ride.

First Aid for Self-Injuries

There are many forms of self-harm (also known as non-suicidal self-harm). These can come in the form of cutting, hitting, pulling of hair, and so on. In another blog I will go into harm reduction when it comes to self-harm, but now I want to explore how to take care of your injuries, specifically afterContinue reading “First Aid for Self-Injuries”

What does anxiety feel like, to you?

What does Anxiety feel like for you? Do your palms sweat, does your heart beat faster? Is this a strange feeling, or are you so used to your own fast heartbeat that when it slows down you feel confused?  Anxiety is a common feeling, and it can be useful, as anxiety reminds us to beContinue reading “What does anxiety feel like, to you?”

I was in a training a few years ago, and the trainer used the metaphor of an Octopus to symbolise our attachments and relationships to things. In essence, if I have 8 tentacles, and all 8 of those tentacles are in the same object or person, then while the pleasure I get is 8 timesContinue reading

Worrying and Caring

‪”Don’t use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe, create, trust, grow and heal.”—Unknown We worry about the future, about money, about the likes and comments we get on our social media accounts. We worry if we said the wrong thing two months ago, and that’s why our friend takes long to answerContinue reading “Worrying and Caring”

Simple Self-Care for the Busy Person

The person who works two jobs to make ends meet may not necessarily have the time to go for a long walk every day – not without sacrificing something else, such as rest. So in this blog, I want to explore short, and simple, forms of self-care which may (or may not) resonate with you as something you can include in your daily life.