You’ve got so many better things to be doing that hating yourself. This sounds pretty obvious, so why do we waste so much time being self-critical? Don’t get me wrong, I totally understand. Over the years, I have spent so much time crying about a non-existent thigh gap, or telling myself I’m unlovable – whatContinue reading “How to Stop Hating Yourself (Simple Tips for Cultivating Self Love)”
All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”
Putting yourself first is a truly selfless act. Don’t worry if that sounds a bit strange right now. I used to think that taking care of other people was far more important than looking after my own needs. Luckily, my life on the road has taught me a lot about emotional resilience and healthy relationships.Continue reading “Putting Yourself First Is A Truly Selfless Act”
Why can’t I be more succesful? Why didn’t I amount to more? Why am I such a disappointment to the world? As much as it pains me to say it, these questions haunt many of us throughout our lives. But maybe the problem isn’t you at all! Maybe the problem is the way that weContinue reading “Success: The Great Lie of Our Time”
Talking to your family about being a Highly Sensitive Person can be really daunting. By Highly Sensitive Person, I am not just referring to a tendency to take offence or cry a lot. I’m talking about the Highly Sensitive Person trait, something which totally changes the life experiences of 20% of the world population. PeopleContinue reading “Talking To Your Family About Being A Highly Sensitive Person”
HSPs have so much love to give and a heart that overflows with compassion for other people. Whilst being a trait to celebrate, it can also lead us to darker places and make us vulnerable to physical or emotional abuse.
I always believed that there was something terribly wrong with me. Why couldn’t I stop crying? Why was I so sensitive? Why couldn’t I just be happy? One day, I had enough. With just a tent and a sleeping bag, I set off into the wilderness on the ultimate journey of healing.