Is your overwhelm just a really bad habit?

I’ve just finished reading The Power of Habit and a life-changing thing the book highlighted for me was how certain cravings drive my behaviour. (And it’s not cravings of the ‘chocolate biscuit’ variety I’m talking about here!) To understand where cravings come into the picture, I first need to Continue Reading

The bravest thing I’ve ever done

The first bit was easier than I thought. Not easy, mind you. Just easier. I fronted up to my GP and told her I was struggling mentally and might need some help. That bit was ok because my GP is lovely and I knew there’d be no judgement, just nurturing concern and open ears. The next step Continue Reading

What you need to know about me

Did you know the 'About' page on any website is the second most visited page after the home page? Us humans are a nosy bunch aren't we? Why is this even front of mind for me right now? Well I've been trying to re-write the About page on this site for ages and finally, in an attempt to just get it Continue Reading

One word for 2015

In 2014 I decided not to choose a word to guide my year - I decided to give control of my year over to the Universe. Ohhhhh, how the people who know me well laughed! And justifiably so. I'm not really one for giving control of anything over to anyone. But you know, I did it and for the most Continue Reading

Joy is scary. Embrace it anyway

Something kind of awesome happened today while I was out running. I came up with the perfect comeback to something incredibly rude someone said to my face ten years ago. Said comeback was the perfect blend of ‘truth-that-can’t-be-denied’ mixed with a teeny bit of sarcasm and a heavy helping of Continue Reading