New Year, Same Worries: overcoming the merry-go-round of rumination

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

Growing Resilience: Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

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

Enough

Have you ever said out loud, the thoughts inside your head? The dark, relentless shadow words, that drag you from your bed In the dark of night when all is quiet and you've all the time to think The thoughts that whisper you're no good, the ones that make you shrink My thoughts escaped the … Continue reading Enough