The Weight Of Expectations

Photo by Yasin Yusuf on Unsplash We live in a society that places great weight of expectations upon us. We may not realise just how big an impact this has on our mental wellbeing every day. It's about time that we let some of these expectations go! How many are really that important to us … Continue reading The Weight Of Expectations

Learning To Be My Own Biggest Cheerleader

Photo by Ameer Basheer on Unsplash Where do you get your sense of ‘worth’? Does it come from within yourself or does it come from other people? When you leave it in the hands of others, essentially you have no control over how you feel about yourself. When it comes from within, you are the … Continue reading Learning To Be My Own Biggest Cheerleader

Spirit: Why Can’t It Be Free Forever?

Watching the film as a child I always loved the way that Pocahontas’ hair would blow in the wind, the way she would leap from the top of waterfalls with such carefree abandon, the ease with which she would skip through the forest and up the trees.  I dreamed of visiting places with clear waterfalls and thick ancient forests when I grew up.  I would run through the fields and woods where I lived pretending that I was Pocahontas, I would talk to the animals that I would encounter, and I would long to explore the world outside of my little village.

Moving Up And Down, Side To Side, Like A Roller Coaster

Photo by Ravi Roshan on Unsplash In society we tend to idolise or revere those who have achieved a high level of success.  Premiership footballers, Formula One Drivers, Hollywood movie stars, Multi-award-winning singers, Supermodels.  Reaching the top seems to be the standard for our expectations of success.  So, what’s it like dealing with falling short … Continue reading Moving Up And Down, Side To Side, Like A Roller Coaster