Common Misconceptions About People With Social Anxiety

It’s taken me twenty-six years and countless nausea-inducing occasions with friends to make me realise that I have social anxiety. The nerves associated with any social-interaction has been so attached to my identity and experience interacting with other people that I never even considered that it was abnormal. For as long as I could rememberContinue reading “Common Misconceptions About People With Social Anxiety”

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Just like any start to my day, I woke up at 5.00am. It was dark outside, because even the sun thinks I’m insane for starting my day so early. I slowly climbed out of bed. I felt a heaviness in my chest as I trudged to the kitchen and flicked on the kettle. Shoulders hunchedContinue reading “How to Turn a Bad Day Around”

Factors That Influence our Happiness

When you were younger and you were asked about your dreams and goals for adulthood, it’s likely you envisioned a mansion with a glistening pool, an outrageously attractive spouse, and a shiny black BMW. You probably had dreams about being a famous actress or singer with adoring fans on every continent, despite having as muchContinue reading “Factors That Influence our Happiness”

Five Tips For Changing Your Behaviour For Good

Unless you’re one of those viscously dedicated people who never deviate from your goals (on behalf of the entire human race: too good mate), chances are you’ve set out to change a behaviour and have been unsuccessful in doing so. Whether it’s to increase your levels of physical activity, eat less MnM’s on a nightlyContinue reading “Five Tips For Changing Your Behaviour For Good”

How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

It’s never a good idea to be completely apathetic about other people’s opinions of you. If that were the case, you probably wouldn’t bother helping anyone out, and you might spend your days hedonically consuming recreational drugs, wearing hideous clothing and eating buckets of fried chicken for breakfast. Caring about what other people think ofContinue reading “How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think”