Sharing some thoughts on anxiety & depression for UK Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. Throat clamped and my breathing’s all over the place like I can’t quite catch it. I can’t feel my feet, my body is throbbing, my head
Brain overwhelm, and unsettled emotions are experienced by all of us. It comes with this fast-paced, stimulus-drenched, busy world in which we live. And it’s being made worse by the fears around the Corona Virus pandemic we’re living through at
I get it. I experience it. I totally understand. Life can feel challenging for us highly sensitive people. Being sensitive can feel like a curse. If you’re highly sensitive, you feel everything intensely, and it can be overwhelming. BUT please understand: there’s nothing wrong with you, you’re just highly sensitive.
How often do you do …. nothing? I suspect the answer might be somewhere between not very often and never? Well my lovely, here’s a permission slip if you need it: you need to rest! Rest is an essential need for all human beings. But especially for highly sensitive people.
How easily do you feel knocked off balance by the ups and downs of life? Do you feel you pick up on other people’s moods and energy and find it difficult to shake them off? Or maybe you often feel
Centre Yourself: overcome anxiety and overwhelm by connecting to your heart. A simple technique you can use any time of the day to ease feelings of anxiety, stress or overwhelm by connecting to the earth beneath your feet, the sky
Bring gratitude into your life, for consciously choosing to feel grateful is a powerful practice. Now, I know that life can be challenging and that your health might not be what you’d like it to be. Perhaps family or colleagues
Can you remember the last time you felt totally still? Totally present? Connected to the person or scene in front of you and not analysing, judging or worrying about it but just being open to whatever you were experiencing with
Busy mind. Tired body. Feeling unfocused and sometimes overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Approach life in a mindful way to be here now and feel more at peace. Our busy lifestyles and overstimulating environment mean that we’re always on the go and
Do you ever feel at the mercy of the stress-filled myriad of thoughts rushing through your mind? There’s so much stuff rambling around your brain it tires you out! You can’t seem to find an off-switch – but desperately wish