Letting go of ‘All or Nothing’ thinking

The all or nothing mindset enables us as individuals to make sense of our experiences and the world around us. We must be perfect at something, or we’re a failure. We must be sticking to something 100%, or there’s no point to it. Sound familiar? Thinking of things in black and white terms, prevents us from acknowledging the complexities of…
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Small ways to help manage your worrying

As mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve recently started studying again and naturally, this combined with a full-time job, has provoked some feelings of worry (and if i’m honest, a little self doubt too). I am however, in a better place now (more than ever), to use some of the things I have learnt through life in order to…
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Staying motivated throughout the year

Finding motivation to get you into the mindset of leading a healthier, more positive lifestyle is one thing, but actually sticking to this and maintaining a happy balance is another. You can start off with the best intentions as you turn over a new leaf but after a while, it can be easy to forget about moving your body or…
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Learning to deal with social expectations

We’ve all been there. Compared our life and the path we’re on as an individual to the next person.   ‘I should have a boyfriend/girlfriend’ ‘I should have moved out by now’ ‘I should have my dream job by now’ ‘I should be working out X amount’ ‘I should be eating better’ ‘I should look a certain way’   But…
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