family karma – food anxiety

I remember my uncle’s partner saying to me once, if we could just take a pill instead of eating food, life would be so much easier. I didn’t understand it at the time, but now I get it. Being with a partner who has not just different but seemingly clashing food anxieties makes meal choices […]

food anxieties come in all shapes and sizes

For many people, food anxieties are about control. Eating disorders are a way of controlling what goes into your body, when the world around you may not be allowing you to take control in other areas. But what about choosing to only consume certain things? Is that the same level of control issues cropping up? […]

plasticine figures

Today in a coaching session with a friend, we tried taking a look at what was going on with my fear of being seen. She told me of a book that her child enjoys, where you get to picture a feeling or part of you on your hand. We took a look at my anxiety […]

The order of things

I worked out a long time ago that tasks which break down into ever decreasing amounts of time work best for my brain. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to realise that might be one of the reasons why I dislike using an electric steamer instead of a microwave, or a hob steamer. […]