Grief: what I learnt part two

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

Negative mindsets + grief: what I learnt

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

Negative and positive motivation: finding what works for you

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

There’s a very real reason you feel sad for no reason in winter..

Do you ever find yourself unexplainably sad in the middle of the day for no reason? You might have woken up feeling a little down, or had a really good morning but come 3pm you’re feeling a little blue and all you want to do is put on The Notebook and have a good cry. … Continue reading There’s a very real reason you feel sad for no reason in winter..