Negative self-talk | mind over matter
Mental Health

How to stop Self Destructive behaviour

Self-destructive behaviour How do we have access to so many possibilities, resources, awareness & fun, yet end up feeling so low that we don’t even realise the effects of our self-destructive behaviour is having on us, our family, whoever?! I will tell you here how to stop self-destructive behaviour… It’s not particularly easy but over-time the results are that I am here…

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Love yourself
Mental Health

Learn how to love yourself first

If you have landed on Rural Grey Star for the ‘How am I today’ freebie then look no further, click the image on the right, enter your email & receive the Mood Tracker (link) in your confirmation email, lovely lovely… How to love yourself first Having a few years of experience being in ‘Self-destruct mode’ with my own issues, its time to share the simple…

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Kid Coat to Dog Coat
Mindfulness

How to make a dog coat

Sew a Kid coat to a dog coat This post is aimed at you if like me you; love to sew, are impatient, hate complicated instructions & pins, oh boy, the pins! Also, it’s a great hands-on activity to help towards shhhsh-ing your mind and keeping ‘you’ in the Moment/Zone/Here & now/You time. Whatever you want to call it, use it…

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Stop Overthinking
Mental Health

How to Stop Overthinking

Please do share to show support – You never know who it may benefit if not for yourself… Try it though haha… Thank you   Do you need to learn how to stop overthinking?  Here you will find some Questions to ask yourself, an Overthinking symptoms list, tips & also get ‘Your’ Thought Dumper printable down the bottom. Chatter Chatter Chatter…

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cfs/me flare
Cfs/me, Mindfulness

embrace cfs/me flare

This post is going to cover how to Embrace ‘your’ mindful flare! *Being in a chronic pain flare * How to get ‘your’ mindset through it *And even do some work The Cfs/me rumble This flare like many others has taken me to my pit/cocoon/bed. A definite 10 on my pain scale. But, I literally couldn’t tell if it was…

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mindful colouring activity
Craft, Mindfulness

Practise a Mindful Colouring Activity

Do a Mindful colouring activity… Have you ever just sat and done some colouring in? Like, not with the kids. Just ‘you’, some niiiice pens/pencils, and a cute picture or saying to do whatever ‘you’ choose. No, nor me. Until this week that is. I did a Mindful colouring activity… 5 Day lapse When I have a lapse, which has been…

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mindfulness
Mindfulness

How to practise mindfulness

Learn here; How to practice mindfulness. For the brain fogged, ill, fatigued kinda person. “Enjoy the process” they say! Ha! I’m not sure anyone actually enjoys the beginning part of how to practise mindfulness. All I felt like I was doing was failing and getting more stressed. But if you commit and literally put your soul into it, the benefits…

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guilty chronic illness
Cfs/me, Mental Health

Guilty for illness

 Guilty I dont know about you, but my Mental+Physical illness has completely screwed up who I planned to be. Which was, an active mom, that is… Failing this left me feeling incredibly guilty. Being the mom that I am which is like an aged sloth, have felt incredible guilt for this! It gutted me the day the kids said that…

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