A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Shinrin-yoku.

“A tree with strong roots laughs at storms” – Malay Proverb We all know that getting out and walking is good for our mental health, but for that bit extra help in feeling better take a walk in the woods. Walking among trees is really good for our wellbeing.  You must have felt it whenContinue reading “A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Shinrin-yoku.”

Gardening to Aid With Anxiety & Depression.

Since moving house I have loved spending time in the garden; I have found that it really helps my mood (unless Leo is busy digging holes in the already struggling lawn).  I can feel super stressed but just going outside to sweep up some leaves or do a bit of weeding can help reduce myContinue reading “Gardening to Aid With Anxiety & Depression.”

Time Pressures and Amended Goals.

One of my biggest anxiety triggers is time pressure.  Most people will be able to relate in some way to this because modern life is run at a fast pace, and we don’t seem to be able to take a break. For me most of the time pressure came at work, I was snowed underContinue reading “Time Pressures and Amended Goals.”

Time to Set Some Serious Goals

One of my biggest problems has been feeling lost, and having a distinct lack of direction.  I have ideas, and know what I would like to do, but it all feels so far away and overwhelming. I have decided that I need to try and set some goals that I can focus my mind toContinue reading “Time to Set Some Serious Goals”

Fear and the Giant Green Rabbit.

FEAR: An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm. A feeling of anxiety concerning the outcome of something or the safety of someone. The likelihood of something unwelcome happening. A mixed feeling of dread and reverence. Be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or harmful. AvoidContinue reading “Fear and the Giant Green Rabbit.”