Aiming for a Jolly July

Today I’m going to be sharing some ways in which I’m trying to make this month a happy and mentally-good one ๐Ÿ™‚ 1) Being more proactive about my worries. When I start to feel my tummy twisting about something I’m trying to immediately jump into action-mode by writing down the actions I can take toContinue reading “Aiming for a Jolly July”

Dealing with the Excruciating Emotion of Embarrassment

We’ve all been there. The word was out before you had time to assess how it sounded. You’re lying sprawled out on the ground in the most undignified of positions after missing the last step. You’re mind draws a blank in front of a room of judgemental eyes. You just want to leave….immediately. You justContinue reading “Dealing with the Excruciating Emotion of Embarrassment”

If I could give some advice to my younger self starting out at university away from home, this is what I’d tell her…

Having just finished my second year at uni and had the best year I ever could have imagined (despite it being cut short unfortunately) I’ve been reflecting on the ways I would handle things differently if I were to to do the transition from school to university again. Listed below are the top 10 piecesContinue reading “If I could give some advice to my younger self starting out at university away from home, this is what I’d tell her…”

Lose your fear of your thoughts – Tips for not letting your anxious and irrational thoughts get in your way

I’ve already alluded to the fact that my A level years and first year of university were harder than they should have been and a lot of this was due to my obsessive thinking. It would have been okay if I had been obsessing over my subjects, in fact I used to joke that ifContinue reading “Lose your fear of your thoughts – Tips for not letting your anxious and irrational thoughts get in your way”

Two short poems on overthinking

I’ve recently taken to putting my thoughts into verse as I actually find it rather therapeutic and a bit of fun so enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚ (P.S. I know I’m no poet but why not show it haha) Trouble in my Bubble My mind is troubled, I feel like I’m in a bubble, All these thoughts makeContinue reading “Two short poems on overthinking”

What would I do if I knew I had only two years left to live?

I recently began listening to a podcast called Not Overthinking created by two brothers Ali and Taimur Abdaal, and I came across one of their episodes called ‘How would you spend your time if you knew you’d die in 2 years?’. Before even listening to the podcast my mind was beginning to answer this questionContinue reading “What would I do if I knew I had only two years left to live?”

Let’s Talk: Exam Stress

With my university exams starting this week I haven’t been able to think about much else recently and have had my fair share of “Omg I’m going to fail. What if I don’t get into third year? My housemates will have to find someone else to take my room. I don’t know what I’d do.Continue reading “Let’s Talk: Exam Stress”

Tips for keeping going on the days when you aren’t feeling like your usual self

Hello! Welcome back ๐Ÿ™‚ Today I’m going to be sharing with you how I’m learning to handle the days when I don’t feel myself. This post is mainly inspired by how I’m currently trying to cope with my IBS symptoms while preparing for exams and trying to not let my upset tummy hold me back,Continue reading “Tips for keeping going on the days when you aren’t feeling like your usual self”

20 Things I’ve Learned In 20 Years

To round of my birthday celebrations and to celebrate the start of my blog I thought I’d do a ’20 things I’ve learned in 20 years’ post! I’ve been through quite the mental health journey in the past 10 years that has taught me a lot about how to manage difficult feelings and my goalContinue reading “20 Things I’ve Learned In 20 Years”

Just gonna go for it! ahhh

Hey! ๐Ÿ™‚ So this is a bit dauntingโ€ฆ(Iโ€™m also just realising how hard I find it to write without emojis and as far as I know I need to upgrade my plan to get them so Iโ€™m just gonna have to get used to this!) Welcome to my first blog post! Exciting times ๐Ÿ˜€ TodayContinue reading “Just gonna go for it! ahhh”