How to recognise and manage your emotions


Being a grown-up is all about managing things. Managing our time. Managing our energy. Managing our emotions. Managing our physical health. Managing our money. Managing our environment. If you can successfully manage all these things, congratulations! You have won at being a grown-up. Leave a comment below to receive your certificate. Chances are, however, that you struggle with one or more of...

10 quick pick-me-ups for when you’re exhausted


Maybe you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up because you’re stressed at work, in the middle of seasonal overwhelm, or just suffering from the January blues. It happens to the best of us – a feeling of exhaustion, a lack of motivation, and a tendency towards irritability. Whatever the reason, here are 10 quick pick-me-ups for when you’re exhausted to help give you the energy...

How to deal with stress at work


Unless you are lucky, chances are high that at some point you’ll have a bad day at work. A project goes wrong. Traffic sucks and you’re late to a meeting. You send an email to someone you wanted to impress with a typo in the subject line. Your customers are particularly unpleasant and entitled. Or maybe you have to deal with the client from hell. I, myself, have been experience a...

Depression Self-Care Checklist


I shared a Self-Care Checklist last month, and I noticed a few people hitting that post after searching for depression self-care checklist. Whilst I think that the first self-care checklist I posted is a great starting point, there are some slightly different self-care things you can do that are more specifically helpful for depression. Important! If you are thinking about suicide If you are at...

Weekend Reading


You ever have a week where you just feel ‘off’ somehow, but can’t quite put your finger on why? That’s me right now. I’ve been distracted and slow-witted all week. Here’s hoping the weekend perks me up. Meanwhile, here are my links for the weekend. A slightly random array, but all fascinating. 10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had...

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