A Guide To Neutralising Anxiety Triggers
Mental Health and Wellbeing Personal Development

A Guide To Neutralising Anxiety Triggers

You might find that you get anxious in certain situations. I thought of a way that could help to undo or soften that trigger and gradually neutralise it, at least to an extent: Do something that is similar to the activity where you feel anxious, but without the particular aspect or aspects that make you …

Tips For Dealing With Pre-Performance Anxiety and Nerves
Mental Health and Wellbeing

Tips for Dealing with Pre-Performance Anxiety and Nerves

In this post, I will share with you some of my ways of dealing with pre-performance anxiety and nerves. By performance, I am talking about any situation where you have to ‘perform’ that you are anxious about. This could include a concert, a rehearsal, a sports match, a social occasion, a meeting, a public speech, …

17 Activities That Will Re-Energise You
Mental Health and Wellbeing Organisation and Productivity Personal Development

17 Activities That Will Re-Energise You

Do you sometimes feel unmotivated, and struggle to get yourself moving to get on with tasks? Do you get drawn in by the temptation to procrastinate? Sometimes in these situations, it’s wise not to keep pushing yourself to get on with the tasks that you ‘should’ be doing. If your energy and motivation are low …

Love Beauty and Planet Gentle Cleansing Conditioner
Hair Care Product Reviews

Love Beauty and Planet: Gentle Cleansing Conditioner – Review

I recently bought this conditioner from Superdrug. I was trying to find the most ethical conditioner I could, within the shops available where I was at the time. I hadn’t heard of this brand before, but I decided to give it a try. My first impressions were positive – the bottle is attractive and easy …

My Thoughts on Blame and Responsibility
Personal Development Relationships

My Thoughts on Blame and Responsibility

Here are some notes I wrote in 2014 about blame and responsibility. Never blame anyone or anything, not even yourself. There’s a difference between blaming and taking responsibility. For example, say you felt as though someone didn’t really like you or was ignoring you because you had been quiet and struggled to talk to them. …

Decluttering 101: How To Decide What To Keep and What To Give Away
Organisation and Productivity Personal Development Sustainable Living

Decluttering 101: How To Decide What To Keep and What To Give Away

Do you have far too much stuff cluttering your surroundings? Do you sometimes have a clear out but find it hard to part with certain items?  Here are some questions you can ask yourself, to help clarify in your mind whether you should hold on to the item, or give it away (to somebody else, …