I have been thinking about this for a good while and I have come to the conclusion that having a cat (two, to be precise) has been a great help for my fragile mental health. I know most people would think it would more easily be dogs to offer this kind of... emotional support, as… Continue reading How having a cat has helped me deal with anxiety | Mental Health
The first few months of 2019 have been especially stressful and challenging for me. As I mentioned in my previous post, university gave me one of the worst anxiety crisis I have ever had, leaving me exhausted, scared and disappointed. During these weeks, I have been trying really hard to get back up on my… Continue reading As of March 2019: what have I been up to?
Long story short: I have a phobia of doctors. And I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out. I've known for almost one year, but life (& anxiety) has stopped me all this time. There's no urgency, from what my dentist said, but I still feel kind of dumb for avoiding it for so… Continue reading The Anxiety Chronicles | Wisdom teeth nightmare part 1
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
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!
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!
With September coming around and bringing along some very autumnal days, I am as ready as ever to welcome this new season. Fall is definitely my favourite time of the year and having lived through one of the worst summers ever I can’t wait to dive into the autumnal spirit and do the most of… Continue reading My Autumn bucket list!
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
Good morning everyone and happy Monday! As a new week is starting and we are getting closer to September, I want to share a little #BackToSchool (or back to uni?) haul. As I talked about in one of my previous posts (click here to read it), I will be starting a master's degree in October.… Continue reading A little stationery haul | new planner!
Let's start with stating the obvious: we need money to live. In a perfect, ideal world we wouldn't, but in the one we all live in we need money, which implies that, unless you were born in an incredibly rich family or somehow ended up inheriting a fortune, we also necessarily need to work. For… Continue reading The myth of work and success and why I’m over it