This works

This works

I was in New York a while back, and I was lying in my bed. I had just had an excellent breakfast. It was my day off. I had this fantastic new job, hosting a show, so I had been having a great time with great people. But that morning for some reason, this anxiety just...
The answer is no.

The answer is no.

Saying no gets easier the more you say it. It’s something that I’ve been working on for a while. Everything I share is stuff that I’m learning as well. One of the first things about learning how to say no is boundaries. You have to know what your...
Don’t wait for it to pass.

Don’t wait for it to pass.

60 SECOND READ Sometimes getting out of bed is hard.  I wake up with a debilitating lead weight feeling in my stomach. If I had to put a label on it, it would be danxiety. An emotional cocktail of feeling a bit down (so you only get the ‘D’ from...
You have to keep going

You have to keep going

  I finished eating the last of the 500g bag of dried fruit. That was exactly 400g of left-over-from-Christmas-cake sultanas in one sitting. Five minutes before, celebrity plastic surgery ‘before and after photos’ had caught my attention. And before that, a...
I don’t want your dog’s poo.

I don’t want your dog’s poo.

I used to live in a small town outside of Oxford. When we moved in, we had a patch of garden at the back of the house. At first, it was just a pile of earth, but my mother paid someone to come in and cover it with AstroTurf. When it was finished, it was beautiful,...

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