How to deal with the feelings of loneliness brought on by anxiety

“Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact” Martha Beck   Today’s post is being written from my cabin on the Mont St Michel ferry as I…



Croyde Bay Location

Road trips, adventures and good old fashion fun – because life’s for living, not for fearing

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost” Errol Ozan   On Thursday I am off to the South West with friends for a few days, Croyde Bay in North Devon…



How long does it take to recover from anxiety?

“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone” Alan W Watts   How long does it take to recover from anxiety? It’s a question which should never be asked….



Are you hypersensitive to your anxiety? – it’s time to stop checking how you feel

“Over thinking, over analysing, separates the body from the mind” Tool   Feelings of happiness and self-esteem are strongest when you feel connected to the world and the people around you; when…



Juicing

5 simple diet changes to help you feel better

“If your diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. If your diet is correct, medicine is of no need” Ancient Ayurvedic proverb   We all know what we eat…



Trust in your recovery, believe you can become anxiety free

Why you must trust in your recovery and believe you can become anxiety free

“When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it” David S Schwartz   In my recent article, The Calm and Courageous…



Stop apologising, stop explaining yourself

Stop apologising and stop explaining yourself – it does nothing for your self-esteem

“Never apologise for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologising for the truth” José N. Harris   A couple of years ago I was on a work call with a…



Anxiety - going mad, feeling insane

Anxiety, going crazy, losing your mind and ending up insane

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness”  Aristotle   I’ve only ever experienced madness twice. Once when I was 21 and at University, and once last week….



The Calm and Courageous Manifesto

The Calm and Courageous Manifesto

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation” Herman Melville   Over the last few weeks I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my plans…



How to take a day off from anxiety – the ultimate day of avoidance

“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.” Bryant McGill   I always found my anxiety was worst when I was feeling stressed. When there was…