Dealing with Disappointment


If I’m honest, I’ve never been good at dealing with disappointment. I put so much pressure on myself to do things in the most perfect way, that when it doesn’t work out, I literally feel like my world is crashing down (see my post Getting Off the Downward Spiral of Unhappiness). In the past, disappointment has been met with me crying in bed for days on end and feeling sorry for myself. The other day, I got some disappointing news, it wasn’t the worst news in the world – and sure, I cried on the phone to my parents after receiving the news – but the next day, I bounced back up. In fact the news has kind of given me a kick in the right direction of deciding what I want to do with my life long term. In some ways, it was what I needed to get me out of my comfort zone. I was honestly so shocked with how quickly I bounced back, (especially given my track record), and have a few tips for how you can do the same thing…

Mar 6 2016 at 11:34 am   ·   Advice, Chatty, Midweek Motivation

Things I’d Tell My Teenage Self

As my 21st quickly approaches, along with a full time job, it’s safe to say I’ve been feeling extremely nostalgic recently. I thought I would look back a bit, and give some advice to my teenage self. Hopefully this can also be quite helpful to any teenage readers of this blog – I know I definitely enjoyed hearing/reading about other peoples’ experiences when I younger. So, let’s get to it.

Feb 27 2016 at 10:11 pm   ·   Advice, Chatty, Midweek Motivation