I have a new practise when I am feeling anxious, and it seems to be working. I take myself somewhere I can be alone (yep, often a toilet cubicle if I’m having an episode at work) and I start stripping myself of all of the layers that add weight to my world. All of the [...]
The moment I gave myself permission to be a bit more chilled about getting things done... the more I actually GOT things done because I wasn't sat in my whirlwind of thoughts, absolutely paralysed by the amount of things I thought I HAD to do.
I’m sat here typing as a last ditch attempt to focus my mind on something other than how hap-hazard my breathing is.
To “chill out” my head, in the same way that we would ice our ankle, foot, quads…
To my friends and family, I am known as a keen runner, but only a few people know how much I actually love to push weights around in the gym too. There’s something very empowering about feeling (and by all means BEING) strong. I decided to look into this a little further to see what [...]
Firstly, remember that feelings don’t just pop out of nowhere - THOUGHTS create feelings.
Whilst we are unable to undo evolutionary developments, we can try and combat it by changing the way we take on positive stimuli.