The Positive Pensive

An anxious pessimist tries to find the positive
A woman blowdries her hair, covering her face

What if I get anxious in public?

Over the last four to six weeks, I’ve had a rather unfortunate spike in feeling anxious. It’s as though it’s reared it’s ugly head to say: ‘Ah yes, it’s been approximately three months since you really panicked about something. About time we changed that.’

A woman facing away, burying her head

Body image: a life-long learning curve

There are plenty of parts of my body that attract negative self-talk on a regular basis (usually thanks to hormones). There is, however, one specific part of my self-image I’ve struggled with above all others -and it doesn’t involve an inch of cellulite. Windows to the soul My eyes have been the catalyst for many […]