It is also important to remember that what is ‘ordinary’ for us (warm bed, hot showers, plenty of food) is also a luxury for many and should never be dismissed.
I don’t know when this happened, but all of a sudden it seems to be a social norm for groups of friends to sit on their phones together! No conversation, no interaction.Just silence and 'scrolling'.
There is not one human on the planet who can say they have never experienced a feeling of apprehension or anxiety, generally characterised as being nervous. All types of social situations, people and new experiences can all create that jittery, uneasy feeling that sometimes can almost make your stomach turn.
It is not normally advised to flee from any situation. It is a sign of weakness, a sign of giving up and in many circumstances the worst way to deal with the issue. No one will advise running from your life responsibilities or running from your problems, it is always best to deal with things HEAD ON. However, I have learnt over the years that there are times you can and SHOULD make a polite exit and avoid if at all possible. Below are 5 of the things you should 'Cut and Run':
This is a public services announcement: A New Wave of FOMO is fast approaching due to the increase of activity on social media over the Festive Season
If you have been given the responsibility to plan the work Christmas party – don’t fret, it doesn’t need to be as stressful as it sounds. When I first started working full time I was an Office Manager – which always meant the task of planning any work events fell at my feet. If you have read my post on ‘things that make me anxious’ you may remember that event planning is one of them. Hence, this specific task was not my favourite.
If I was ever made to choose one quote to represent everything I believe to be important and true in our lives it would be this one. I love it. It is simple and self-explanatory. It is basically the modern day 10 commandments. If you live your life by these basic principles you can’t go morally wrong and will ultimately live a happier, fuller and much more successful life!
It’s so cliché and I will likely say it EVERY month but DAMN that went quick. I am still in shock that December is upon us. I really need to finish my Christmas shopping!!
Stress is unavoidable. At some point in all of our lives, we feel stressed. Not only is this normal it is also, at certain times, important. Stress is key to our survival as humans, and plays an important part in our warning system, producing the fight-or-flight response. You may have found that some moments of stress can be beneficial and motivating; however, if left to fester, it can lead to anxiety and health problems.
Chaotic is the only word that truly describes Black Friday to me and so I avoid it like the plague. Read on to find out why: