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Mental Health

Surprise Anxiety

Do you ever feel that your anxiety comes out of the blue? Have you ever approached a familiar situation, and yet, suddenly feel like you’re out of control? I feel that too. In the past, I have written about the difference between anxiety and phobias (see ‘Fear‘), and have even discussed my worst experiences in […]

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A Little Extra – Blogger Turmoil

It’s getting closer and closer to midnight here in foggy England (yes, it’s just like the movies) and I’m trying to unwind the negativity in my head, so that I can get to sleep soundly. My feet ache from a late waitressing shift, my medication is slowly starting to kick in – and yet the […]

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Blog Mental Health

Driving Miss Crazy

Hello folks! It’s been a little while since I last posted, but with the dust now settled on my university deadlines, and after spending time with loved ones (ha gaayyyyyy), it’s time to return. And what better way to make comeback, than to divulge into what’s been going on in my life recently. Partly, the […]

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Blog Self Care

Morning Routine Challenge: Final Week

At last, here we are: Week 4 of the Morning Routine Challenge! It’s been quite a month, hasn’t it? We’ve discovered that lemon water can be a refreshing alternative to tea and coffee (honestly can’t believe it’s still here), and that alarms trigger Annie the Anxiety Monster. As we close the chapter on this challenge, […]

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Morning Routine Challenge: Week 3

Good morning everyone! We are on Week 3 of the Morning Routine Challenge, so here is a run-down on what’s been happening. If you’re not up to date with how this challenge has been running, or simply want a refresher, then now would be a great time to read all the good stuff from Week […]

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Blog Self Care

Why I Quit Mental Health Twitter

Okay, we need to spill some tea (oh, this is going to be good). When I started this blog back in March, I had the good sense to create social media accounts for Earth, Mind & Fire, so that I could reach more people who wanted a little laughter injected into their lives. After playing […]

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Blog Minimalism

Square One

As a kid, I would often picture my future (as most kids do, when did we all of a sudden become philosophical) and it would look something like this: Boyfriend by 16 (ha, gaaaayyyyy) Go to uni at 18 (achieved) House by 21 (pfft) Engaged by 23 (sure, I was born in Carlisle) Married by […]

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Blog Mental Health

Anxiety 1: Jess 0

Before I delve into my most recent battle with that little bitch inside my head that tells me to worry about everything (I’m talking about you Annie), I would just like to make a quick clarification about an error in a previous post. In my post “Fear”, I made a statement where I claimed that […]

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Blog Mental Health

The Villainy of The Waiting List

Good things come to those who wait – a saying that nearly everyone has heard from a parent or guardian, along with other sayings on patience like “Patience is a virtue”. In many cases, these phrases that encourage us to stand through the storm to reap the benefits at the end can help us, and […]

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Blog Mental Health

6 Ways to Become More Sociable

Ever been stuck in a rut and then feel overwhelmed when a friend suggests meeting up? It happens, it’s completely natural. When times are so tough that we cannot see past donning our Harry Potter pjs (don’t lie I know you have them) and binging Netflix til our eyes hurt, the thought of socialising is […]