Panic Attacks – Where Did My Rational Thinking Go?

“A sudden overwhelming feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.”

That’s how the dictionary describes a panic attack. To those who don’t encounter anxiety or panic attacks in their everyday life, there might be some surprising words in there. Overwhelming. Disabling. A little strong right? But for those who suffer from them on a regular basis, these words might not go far enough. Continue reading

Anxiety, It’s Everywhere

About 2 and  a half years ago, I quit my job. I was a GM in the hospitality industry, I was earning good money, I had been there for 5 years so I knew what I was doing and I was good at it. It all sounds pretty positive right? But I needed to get out, I needed to fix my work life balance, and think about the next step in my career. So I quit and took a 3 month break while I worked out what to do next.

I started this blog with the full intention of writing consistently as a challenge and to work on being a better me, if you look back through my posts you will see that I didn’t follow through with the writing. It had all started with a hiss and a roar and then it all fell away, so what happened? Why did I stop?

Because the challenge to work on myself took an unexpected turn. Continue reading

Time to get healthy

So it’s been a wee while since I posted on here, I’ve been keeping myself busy with my goal to get healthy. Since I signed up at a local gym on Tuesday, I’ve been every day since for an hour each day. It’s been tough but rewarding, I’ve found myself feeling better and weirdly craving healthy food. It’s also had a surprising effect in knocking down the cigarette cravings which is good, from nearly a pack a day when I was working to now Continue reading

Being Bold

Today has been an inspirational day, after doing some messing around, I got down to the nitty-gritty of doing some learning and self inspiration. After getting myself motivated with my learning, I came away with three key elements: Constantly seek adventure and explore, Scare yourself and Act on what you learn. During a hit of inspiration, I googled ‘Wellington recording studios’ and found out there was one right around from my house! During a smoking break I decided to go for a wander and see if I could find it. Sure enough there it was, and just two buildings down was a great and inspirational quote:

If I was more forward, I would never look back

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Beginning at the end

Hello and welcome to my first venture into the blogging world!

I am starting this blog as part of the Live Your Legend/Live Off Your Passion course on a road to discovery of how to use my passion. The course by Scott Dinsmore is great and would recommend it to anyone, check it out here.

So what will this blog be about? Continue reading