Life's Too Short to Be Exhausted.

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My 90-Day Wellness Journey (0/90)

I went to sleep at 4.40 this morning. Not because I was out on the town or gabbing it up with a long-distance friend. No, that’s how long it took me to quieten my mind and exhaust it to the point of desiring slumber. I spent my time distracting myself with Taylor Swift conspiracy theories …

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31 Days of Conquering Overwhelm

Feeling run off your feet or unable to progress towards your goals, big or small, is a horrible state to be in. We’ve all been unsure of our ability to deal with the plethora of tasks and responsibilities on our plates. It’s enough to drive anyone under the covers, avoiding all thoughts while waiting for …

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26 Things to Do When Anxiety Comes Back

Anxiety is fucked up. We’ve all experienced anxiety on some level. Defined as “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome”, it’s highly likely that at some point in the near future you will feel uncertain about something and feel cause to be alarmed or freaked out. Anxiety Coach describes …


Stop. Avoiding. Rest. (4.5/90)

9.05pm I’m sitting at my kitchen table, wrapped in a blanket, with a bottle of water on one side of me and a mug of camomile tea on the other. I have laryngitis, and unlike the other Wellness Journey posts, there will be no quadrant review or prescription. We’re just going to focus on the …


If You’re Overwhelmed, You Need This (3/90)

I actually did get up in the morning! I woke up, grabbed a hold of my water bottle, and had to fight with myself not to listen to the rationalisation that I could sit on my bed drinking without falling asleep. This is how bad my brain is wired to self-sabotage. So I just said …


Compound Your Choices (2/90)

Okay, let’s start with the recap, and then move into the day’s lesson. DAILY RECAP So, to start with… SLEEP I slept in again, thanks to rationalising and snoozing – got up at 7.30am and left at the last minute, around 7.55. I had a nap when I got home from work – I wasn’t …

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You Need Wellness Rehab (1/90)

Day One was worthy of its name. I have a long way to go. Keep reading for my observations, food diary, and prescription for Day Two. LESSON OF THE DAY: Master the Morning I have this annoying system. My alarm will go off, and my body will be ready to get up, but then I …