Books and Reviews · Lifestyle

Reader’s block: how to overcome it

I am in the midst of a severe reader’s block. It happens periodically, but it’s still a weird feeling considering how much I have read during the summer. That’s one thing about me I have noticed: I either read compulsively and get through 6 books a month, or don’t read anything at all for weeks.… Continue reading Reader’s block: how to overcome it

Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking

Hi everyone and welcome back! After being absent for one week because my wifi connection decided to die on me, I am back with one of my mental health posts. Today I want to share some quick and easy relaxation techniques for those moments where it feels like our brain can't stop working and it… Continue reading Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking

Diary · Lifestyle

No internet for a week: here’s what I have been up to!

Last Monday at 4PM my wifi decided to die. We called the internet provider company and it took them a day to get back to us, then another couple of days to find out what was wrong and it still ended with us having to call a local technician to solve the problem. Having no… Continue reading No internet for a week: here’s what I have been up to!

Lifestyle · Mental Health · University life

Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!

Being able to enjoy ourselves and feel as relaxed as possible, while still nailing our exams and getting good grades is what we all hope for when we start a new academic year. University isn't easy (it often makes me miss high school), but there certainly are ways to make it a great and meaningful… Continue reading Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!

Mental Health

How to stay true to yourself when meeting new people | Mental health

As someone who has been struggling with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, one of the things that I have always found most difficult is meeting new people. And with September coming around, bringing along a new school year for many of us (a whole new degree for me), I have been… Continue reading How to stay true to yourself when meeting new people | Mental health

Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles

When I was younger and I had my very first bad anxiety crisis, it worried me and my parents to death. I still didn’t know what an anxiety disorder was and up to that point I had been seemingly okay, getting through life as any other teenager would. Then, suddenly, I started feeling sick. For… Continue reading Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles

Lifestyle · Mental Health

The Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank you!

The post I'm about to write makes me a bit emotional. My blog has been up for less than 2 weeks, and I feel so incredibly honored to have already been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I really want to thank Tracy of Blogger By The Sea for picking me. It's really amazing that… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank you!

Lifestyle · Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

The future terrifies me – and it’s okay

One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay