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anxiety

And I think to myself...
mental health

When the legs are not racing, the brain is

I feel the calmest when I’m either asleep or doing Crossfit or running. The rest of the time my brain has a tendency to race and go off on tangents and in general feel like it’s not under my control. The rare days when…

Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Waves of Bondi beach, I'd rather have those in my life
mental health

Waves

I have written so much in the past 7 days but I can’t publish any of it. I just can’t edit, polish, clarify, make it make sense. Anxiety comes in waves for me and while it actually helps me when I visualise it as…

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
mental health

Can you cure depression by eating ‘right’?

Four years ago when I ended my parenting blog and started this one, I was going to cure my depression by eating right and exercising. I was convinced that it would be doable, after all it was (is) the age of all kinds of…

Sunday, 8 January 2017
fitness health mental health who am I

Running from anxiety

I don’t usually take rest days anymore. The most restful it gets for me is just swimming for a km or two on Saturdays. Many have said my dedication is admirable. Many have said I must have great will-power. The truth is that in…

Monday, 22 August 2016