Day 13: Learning to Trust Myself

I realise that, until quite recently, I didn’t trust myself. Why would I? I repeatedly made promises to myself and failed to keep them so there was little reason to believe in myself when I set goals or vowed I was going to change a habit. Drinking was no exception. Granted, on three occasions I…

The Christmas of Disconnection

Christmas is usually a time for excess – gifts, food, drink, all of it. I love this time of year but, as someone who struggles to moderate alcohol consumption and who suffered with bulimia for over two decades, it’s also a stressful time. A few weeks ago, after I started doing the Wim Hof method…

What is “Team You”?

  I have never really treated my mind or body with much respect. In fact, when it comes to my body, I can be pretty mean and from what I can gather, it’s normal – so normal, in fact, that Dove ran an entire ad campaign around it. We’re gradually shifting the rhetoric around physical…