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Tea Time Topic: Anxiety

Go make yourself a cup of your favourite hot brew and sit back while I chat away. In this video I’m going to open up and tell you about my lifelong experience with anxiety, how it manifests for me, what I do to deal with it… And I’m answering some of the questions you guys sent me through Instagram. Enjoy and please feel free to leave a comment if you need to get something off your chest!

Saying Yes

A few days after new year’s, after I’d published all my “resolutions and goals” posts, I made one more new year’s resolution. The biggest one of all, in hindsight. The most life-changing one, in any case. I decided to stop saying no and start saying yes.

I always come across these posts about learning to stand up for yourself and saying no. Well, me being the anxious pessimist I am, I’m very, very good at saying no. I’d say I’m somewhat of an expert. When something scares me, feels like it’ll take too much time, involves meeting new people, doesn’t feel right, or is simply too new, my first reaction will be “no”. Always has been. I’m not entirely sure when or how it happened, but right after new year’s, I decided it was enough. I’ve felt really good and steady for months now mental health wise, so maybe that has something to do with it, but I’m ready to take on more (small) adventures in my life, venture out more and experience things I might have passed on in the past. So I resolved to say “yes”, if the only reasons to say “no” are irrational fears or laziness.

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How To Be Productive When You Feel Lazy

Good day to you, my lovely readers. I hope you’ve had an amazing Christmas these past few days, I know I sure have! The food baby is real. Anyways, I don’t know if it’s just me, but on the days between Christmas and New Year’s I always feel kind of lost. I tend to forget what day it is, sleep a lot and feel super, mega lazy. But life goes on and stuff needs to get done! So today I thought I’d share some ways that you can be more productiveĀ on lazy days. Perfect for the inter-holiday week, but also applicable to any other lazy days in the year.

Make a Short To-Do List of Priorities

Let’s just face it; you’re not going to get as much done today as you had planned. The first step towards overcoming laziness is to accept and embrace it. Start by going over everything you had planned to do today, and makingĀ a list of only the most important 3 – 5 tasks. Push yourself a little and try to get at least these tasks done today. This way you’ll know for sure you haven’t wasted a day, while still cutting yourself some slack.

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