inner-critic

Five Ways to Calm the Inner Critic

The other night I had one of those self-loathing episodes where my inner critic was unleashing all the dark thoughts and anxieties started to float to the surface. What am I going to do next? Why am I still in the same place? Why is everyone hating on me?  It was very unresourceful and had eaten up about 5 hours at night and pretty much exhausted the following morning. It felt like an addiction to bad thoughts to feed the inner critic […]

How to Reduce Nervousness

Whether it be going on a date, an interview or meeting new people at a party, trying to generate somewhat of a relationship within the first few minutes is hard (and super scary). That fear sensationalises itself inside of you as butterflies, racing heart, throat drying up, sweat, stomach acid building and sometimes needing to go to the toilet. Some call it nervousness, nerves, anxiety or a panic attack. Some find this feeling so uncomfortable and unbearable that they would […]

Cost of Waiting for Mr Right

I hear this all the time from singles who seem to stay single. “I dont have time for this” “I want to wait for the right time” “I want to focus on me now” “I dont want to do it” Apart from number 3 (in some ways), all the ‘excuses’ are in some ways variants for the same thing: “I dont want to commit to it”. What exactly are we committing to? Let’s look at it from the perspective of […]

Five Ways to Stop Indigestion and Worrying

This might be a little ‘TMI’ (Too Much Information), so there’s the warning there! When I was 25, I had this big hit with indigestion and had a bloaty and acidic stomach 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It was so bad that life was really hard, like really hard. I would eat and then my stomach would bloat up and be in so much pain that it felt like I was being cut up and sawed in […]