At the end of 2021 I found myself in the peculiar position of feeling like I was back to square one in terms of my overthinking and worrying ways. I've written before about the non-linear aspects of change, but there are some things you think you've just cracked, and for me overthinking and ruminating fell … Continue reading New Year, Same Worries: overcoming the merry-go-round of rumination
I started my personal development journey after a road traffic accident in 2018. It was a minor incident, and shouldn’t have been particularly traumatic: I was stationary when a motorcyclist collided with the back of my car. I drove him home, called the insurers and that should have been the end of it. Yet it … Continue reading Growing Resilience: Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
In my blog post, Overthinking is my nemesis, so why do I treat it as my friend? my optimism is palpable. I had identified that my overthinking was keeping me stuck and action was the antithesis to the paralysing fear I'd allowed to rule my brain. Action was the key to getting me out of … Continue reading I’m paddling but I’m going nowhere
There’s been a lot of ‘meh’ in my energy the past couple of days. I’m living on a building site with more holes than the titanic (the ship and the movie) and the dust levels have me wondering if I might be better off keeping my mask on to stay at home. I’ve spent the … Continue reading Pay attention to the Universe
When the shit hits the fan I hit the internet. My brain switches to research mode and off I dive into articles, blogs, podcasts and kindle books. I know there’s information out there that can help me solve whatever it is that's bothering me and I am bloody well going to find it. This tactic … Continue reading Information Overload
Since I was a child my friends and family have been able to tell when overthinking appeared in the doorway of my mind and insisted I put the kettle on. My Dad would tell me, ‘you worry about the day you’ll never see’ and my friends would simply say, ‘lookout, Rae has her thinking face … Continue reading Overthinking is my nemesis, so why do I treat it as my friend?