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

Habits: making and breaking them + willpower

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

I’ve hit a wall.

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.

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..