My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

Following up on this weekend's post (One step at the time. And that's a good start), I figured a few other things out this weekend, in terms of what grounds me and helps me deal with stress and prevent sliding back into a depressive state. 1. "Real" people I feel like I covered that in … Continue reading My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

3 steps to prevent negativity from taking over my life

This week work started to conflict with and crave way too much attention from my life and what is most important to me: my (mental) health. I need to eat well, sleep well and train to keep myself grounded If I don't prioritise those three things my mood is first to go, which quickly starts impacting my … Continue reading 3 steps to prevent negativity from taking over my life

Time to get in shape – real shape!

Today has been one of those days where I just can't seem to settle down and do anything - nothing constructive, nothing productive and nothing relaxing. I am super restless and any attempt to distract myself, or relax, has failed miserably so far. Since writing is very therapeutic for me, here are some of my … Continue reading Time to get in shape – real shape!

Feeling grateful

My life has been such a rollercoaster in the last 2-3 years, spiraling very fast and mostly downward, but in the last 3 months I have decided to face my ghosts and sort myself out and it has already paid off hundredfold. I have written a couple of blog posts about my journey to date … Continue reading Feeling grateful