Posts Tagged“Mental health”

Little things

water ripples

Sometimes it’s the little things. January is a ballache of a month. After the ‘whizz bang how’s yer father of Christmas’ comes a cold, wet month where the sun tries to shine¬†but sits dulled by a grey sheet of cloud which colours one’s mood, one’s outlook, one’s perspective and makes everyone look and feel defeated. Or maybe it’s just me. I’ve always had issues with January. In January I struggle more than other months, and have to concentrate on my mental health, concentrate on staying well, concentrate on getting through. Today, this week, this month. I’m just getting through. Only…

11 Ways to Find The Voice of Your Inner Critic.

I recently read an amazing book which has quite literally changed the way I think. Its kind of, ‘re-wired’ me. Its called Playing Big by Tara Morh, and I seriously recommend reading it. One of the first important lessons it teaches in chapter 1, is to first find your own Inner Critic. We all have one. Your own personal voice of self-doubt. A voice which, if left unchecked, can actually serve to hold you back; in some folk, it can actually wind-up being super destructive. If your inner critic is particularly harsh, then it can make you feel quite miserable…