We all face criticism in our lives, whether we are receiving criticism from friends, family or ourselves and the criticism we receive is usually easier for us to believe which can then lead to low self-esteem, negative thoughts/behaviours and mental illnesses. What is self-criticism? Self-criticism is when you refer or point out your own ‘flaws’ … Continue reading Self-Criticism
Self-esteem is basically your opinion about yourself. If you have a high self-esteem you will probably think very highly of yourself but if you have a low self-esteem you will probably be very critical and negative about yourself so ideally you want your self-esteem to sit somewhere nicely in the middle of the spectrum. What … Continue reading Self-Esteem
I have written about my relationship with the gym before (which you can read about here). I feel like I can now write a more up to date article about getting through my anxiety troubles at the gym. So basically, before I very first went to Australia I had been managing to keep up with … Continue reading Anxiety VS Gym
Self care should be important to everyone (Self Care – 4 Stages Of Why). Today is my day for self care. Sundays are important to me. They are my days of rest, days to myself and days to recharge my batteries. Sundays are my self care days. My first few couple of days in Bali … Continue reading Self Care Sundays
For the past few evenings I’ve been able to go for about a 45minute run (roughly) after I have finished work and it’s strange to see how a different environment has a positive impact on my anxiety. I’ve had trouble running in public (you can read about it here). My anxiety gets the better of … Continue reading Running Free
Normally fat day is a weekend day, but this week me and Z mixed it up and we decided to go for breakfast at Café North in Manchester. Breakfast consisted of 2 waffles topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled in chocolate sauce! Along with a mixture of summer fruits which included strawberries, bananas and … Continue reading Fat Day!
I'd like to start off by thanking my mum for this holiday. She booked it several months ago when I was going through a rough time with my mental health. The holiday was planned as a break away for us both. A week to chill out, catch some rays and do almost nothing. Leave all … Continue reading Overall Cape Verde Was Amazing
We live in a world where it is easy to notice the negatives. Whether we are noticing them in other people or ourselves. Over time it can have an effect on our self-esteem and how we see ourselves. What is low self-esteem? A low self-esteem means you will have slightly more critical opinions of yourself. … Continue reading Building Self-Esteem