If you’ve read my previous post on grief you’ll know that I recently had to get my dog put down. My dog was my best friend. I didn’t realise just how much purpose she gave my life until she was taken away from me. The range of emotions I’ve felt while grieving has undoubtedly been … Continue reading Grief: what I learnt part two
I’ve always had a relatively sunny disposition; I try to stay calm, happy and stress-free, so when my dog passed away I felt like I wasn’t going to be able to handle the emotions I was experiencing. These were not emotions I was used to feeling: extreme sadness, guilt, heartbreak, loss, emptiness. Amongst the grief … Continue reading Negative mindsets + grief: what I learnt
People often say ‘only surround yourself with people who make you feel good’ and ‘stay away from things that bring you down’. This type of thinking is positive motivation or positive inspiration. It makes you feel good, excited, maybe even motivated to go out there and change the world.. or whatever is you’re doing. And … Continue reading Negative and positive motivation: finding what works for you
So. You found your passion and now what? I don’t know about you, but I never really understood that to be successful at something you actually have to change your lifestyle – woah Natalie, hold up, that kind of sounds like rocket science. It’s crazy, it seems so simple (secret: it kind of is, but … Continue reading Habits: making and breaking them + willpower
Hey guys! Just a short post today. I’m in a bit of slump. I’ve been struggling with motivation this week (probably need to go back and read my own post on being determined, not motivated – I knew there’d be value in that post). I’ve barely studied, read or written anything. So I just wanted … Continue reading I’ve hit a wall.