Jealousy – The Telltale Emotion

Jealous is an ugly emotion, it has to be said. It's an emotion we don't often admit to, due to the connotations it brings, and it's an emotion I find myself wishing I couldn't feel. There's plenty of emotions we're not all that happy about feeling; the usual culprits like Anger, Sadness, Fear, etc. Think …

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Making My World Small

One phrase my therapist mentioned within our first ever interaction was that I was "making my world small". That stuck with me. It's a simple sentence that encompasses so much about how I deal with my problems and how I cope with anxiety/depression. It'll be different for everyone, we're all on our own journeys, but …

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Catching That Snowball

Last week, you may have noticed, I didn't post anything at all. I didn't write any posts, I didn't reply to any comments, I didn't read any other blogs. The reason for this is I was having a bad week. Work ramped up, and still is ramping up, and I was feeling more and more …

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Under Pressure

Pressure tends to be synonymous with negativity. When we're under pressure to produce something, we often feel stunted or limited. However, pressure in some forms can be a use for good. Anyone who knows me, or has read even just a couple of my posts, will know I procrastinate.... A lot.... I've recently learned that …

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27th April to 3rd May: A Friday Feeling

Wow these posts roll around quickly! Probably testament to how busy I've been, or at least felt; so lets get started. Last weekend was one I had been looking forward to for a long time, which is why last week felt slow as I found myself counting individual seconds until it arrived. Friday, when the …

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Evidence of Self

What evidence do you have that things are going to go wrong? Last week I discussed how I am trying, and hopefully succeeding, in turning fear on it's head and making fear an opportunity. This ties in great with both appreciating uncertainty and, what I'd like to talk about today, evidence of self. One thing …

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20th to 26th: A Friday Feeling

Sticking to last weeks commitment, I'm going to be giving a run down of my week and the things that I'm grateful for along the way. On Friday I was grateful for the first (and potentially only, knowing our wacky weather right now) BBQ of the year. Bought a little portable BBQ, to save using …

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