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Emerging from Winter: reflecting on my experience of Depression

The fact that the body manages to wake up every morning ‘despite it all’ indicates to me that, somewhere in the depths of the unconscious mind, there is a firm, fundamental belief that life is worth fighting for.

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Anti-Perfectionism: A lesson on being objective and owning your shit

So, I learned another life lesson recently: “Be objective and own your shit.” When things don’t go to plan and mistakes are inevitably made, it is so tempting to dive right on into the blame-game. It’s too easy to assume that being the perfect victim in a scenario is the preferred position, in as much… Continue reading Anti-Perfectionism: A lesson on being objective and owning your shit

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Honey we blew up the Ego: tapping into the unconscious mind to release Ego-talk

Pssst. Your Ego is showing. We all have an Ego. It's the mind's tool for making snap judgements at a skin-deep level, a weapon and a shield for our self-esteem.