Have you ever gone to town over-analysing something? So much that it becomes bigger and bigger and more and more frightening and serious the more that you mull it over. You play different hypothetical scenarios over and over in your mind until you become so overwhelmed that your brain actually begins to ache and all … More The Fishbowl Effect
Over the weekend, my sister and I were browsing through the million and one channels on our Sky box looking for a decent film to watch. Outside it was chucking it down with hailstones, plus we’d just unearthed a snuggly old plush blanket from the attic (big enough to cover four of us at one … More Sharing Is Caring
“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.” – Socrates Lately I’ve realised something: so many people experience feelings of unhappiness because they feel like they haven’t managed to live up to their expectations. Don’t get me wrong, a lot of people do actually … More How It’s Supposed To Be
So if you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that I’m not usually one for making new year’s resolutions. However, this year I’ll be making an exception. My new year’s resolution for 2018 will be to control my destructive tendency to overthink. As of lately I seem to be doing it more often, or maybe … More The One With The New Year’s Resolution
Everyone says that when you reach a crossroads and don’t know which way to turn, you should talk to your friends, you should close your eyes and follow your heart like the protagonist in a Disney film, or you should draw up a list of pros and cons for each potential option. But what if … More What To Do?
It’s an unbearably humid night and I’m tossing and turning in my bed, unable to shake these random thoughts from my mind: maybe the easiest option isn’t always the wrong option and maybe what we want isn’t necessarily what we need. I know, I know, it’s hardly the breaking story of the century, but I … More Late Night Musings
In many respects 2017 started off as being one of the best years I’ve had in a while. But for the UK nation as a whole, so far it’s been one filled with anxiety and uncertainty. Three attacks in the last three months, in Westminster, Manchester and now most recently London Bridge, have instilled fear … More Troublesome Times