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
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.
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..
I love the feeling of organising, but struggle to actually stay organised! I love making it seem as though I’m organised; I trick my brain by going out and buying a diary, organising my wardrobe, sorting out my study nook. But let’s be real here, that’s not actually being organised. That’s planning how to be … Continue reading Simple ways to be organised (I promise it’s not as stressful as you think)