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how to avoid the comparison trap

How to avoid the comparison trap

28th May 2020

Whether we like it or not, we all fall into the comparison trap at some point in our lives. We slip from harmlessly listening to someone’s success or observing it from a distance (perhaps through social media) to then feeling inadequate about ourselves. Comparisonitis, as Chelsea called it the other day, is something we all […]

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anxiety and the anxious mind

Being an extrovert with depression

20th May 2020

Despite the catchy title, I’ll say now that I’m more of an introverted extrovert, but it probably isn’t surprising that when I had depression I didn’t know what it was and didn’t understand it until several years later.

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How to find motivation when you have none

16th April 2020

There’s nothing more demotivating than staying indoors all day, having limited social interaction, limited sunlight and limited resources or opportunities to do exactly what it is you want to do. But, how do you find motivation? Waves of emotions pour over you; it could be boredom, sadness, happiness, fear, guilt, jealously. It’s only very very rarely […]

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