Cyberstalkers and online trolls

Do you or someone you care about suffer from online trolling or cyberstalking? No one deserves it, and I don’t want anyone to feel fearful – it’s time to speak up! I got my feature image above from Kali Holloway’s article here. According to Kali, women (especially women of colour) are disproportionately affected. I guess …

How to start the exercise journey

My weight has seen a very wide range during my adulthood. When I’m fit and doing lots of long-distance running, my weight is about 51kg. The highest it’s ever been is in April this year, when I weighed 64.5kg due to an excessive workload, a toxic work environment, eating poorly, sleeping poorly, not having time …

How chronic stress leads to physical and mental illness

I’m healthy. I’m fit. I practise yoga. I can stay calm during any crisis (medical or otherwise). I’m the eternal optimist. I’m resilient. I have all the personality traits and coping skills necessary to manage any stressors that come my way. Except I couldn’t this time. This year there was nothing I could do to …

Love ya guts

I got a lump in my throat. Gut feeling. Trust your gut. I feel sick to my stomach. Hard/bitter pill to swallow. Gut instinct. Butterflies in your stomach. Emotional eating. Gut-wrenching. Misery guts. Gut reaction. You’ve got guts. Kick in the guts. Hate your guts. Love your guts. Hangry. Comfort food. I don’t have the …