The new coal

Fuelling our emotions with thought Headspace It powers us and gives us energyWe think it's in abundanceCheaper and easier to mineThat we can just keep digging and we'll never stop It fuels our perfectionismWe believe it's our reason for successThe constant overthinkingThe drive that comes from "you're never good enough" But we are just digging …

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“What does it mean to be kind to yourself?”

My psychologist asked me. Logically I know what it means. But I find it really hard to believe and practise. Two sessions ago, she asked me in response to a story, "What would you say if it was your best friend?" As I started to reply, tears began welling in my eyes. An instinctual response …

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