10 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety

If you’re struggling with anxiety, here are some tips you might find useful: Continue reading

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My Journey (Part 2)

I promised that there would be an update to my mental health journey, and here it is!

Back in April I wrote one of the most difficult posts I’ve ever had to write. I spoke about what it was like growing up with anxiety, my difficulties getting medical treatment, and what it was like to finally start Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in January – if you want to read my original post, click here.

A few months have passed since then. Continue reading

Taking 10: What I Learnt

 

In theory, finding 10 minutes a day to meditate should be easy peasy. In practice, I found it really, really difficult.

I’m going to get straight to the point – I failed the Take 10 challenge. And by failed, I mean I only managed to complete 5/10 days. I did, however, learn a lot about myself. Continue reading

Taking 10: The Route to Mindfulness

  Today, I started the Take 10 challenge.

  ‘Well, what is that?’, you ask. It’s a ten day challenge that requires you to take ten minutes (get it?) out of each day to practice mindfulness, a form of meditation that has been all over the internet recently.

  Having read so many articles about this wondrous practice, I had to give it a go myself. I downloaded the ‘Headspace’ app (one of many free meditation apps currently available) on my phone, put on my headphones, and was good to go. Continue reading