I read an article recently about micro goals for mental health. From taking five minutes to meditate, to simply having an extra glass of water when you wake up first thing in the morning, I found myself nodding along to a lot of them.
It's been a while since I last wrote. I think I've certainly been on a journey through life and work the last two years, both mentally and physically, and I wanted to write a sort of update on where I've been, what I'm up to, and what I hope to do in the future. Remember … Continue reading Where I’ve Been and Where I’m Going: An Update
I'm lucky enough to be working, and not only is it close to home (especially since I've moved closer to the area), it's also a good job with enough money coming in each month for me to save a little for my own place (here's me staring at the far flung future). But, my job is also a contract, and that means that I'm on the hunt for a new one. There are a lot of stressful situations in life, but generally, most of us get on with them and deal. For some reason, this year I've given myself two 'Goals' that crop up as a decent enough stressor for anyone - moving house and getting a new job. For those dealing with anxiety over any uncertain situation, you'll probably understand that I'm a little unsettled at the moment. Forget the anxieties of wondering if all your skills you've built up over the years match up to the job spec, one of the main worries is whether you'll get the right job for you.
If there's one thing you need to know about me, it's that I worry. I worry about everything from what I'm going to say tomorrow to the state of the world as we know it (which is, to be candid, pretty crazy at the moment - but that's another blog post!). Yes, there's many of you out there who are going through the same thing - and here's me reaching out to you. Because I get it. Those anxieties, those seemingly endless worries, are horrific. I hate the way I feel on a daily basis, but I get through it. We all get through it someway, somehow. After all, we always have out safety nets, our comfort zones to fall back on when the world feels overwhelming.