3 Top Tips to Battle Modern Day Anxiety

Modern life is bloody hard. Throw a global pandemic into the mix and you’ve got an inevitable recipe for mental health disaster. With all of the stresses of contemporary living it’s no wonder you might be feeling a little off-balance.

I’ve pulled together my 3 top tips to battle modern day anxiety so that you can regain balance and find peace within.

BLACK LIVES MATTER: COLLECTIVE DUTY

Fellow white peeps, please read up on the systemic racism that exists blatantly in this world, as well as the undercurrent of prejudice that flows through everyday life. Sign petitions, reach out, donate if you can. Talk to family and friends, spread awareness and support and love. As the younger generation of white people it is our duty to take an honest look at our own privilege and harboured subconscious prejudices.

FINDING THE TIME TO WRITE

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Finding time to write can be difficult for us creative types, even if it’s our number one passion. Jobs, families, friends and other commitments rein over our lives and sitting down to scribble some words or type some notes can feel like a distant fantasy sometimes. Priorities take over and before you know it you haven’t written a single anecdote for weeks and your mind is itching to splurt its discoveries onto paper.

THE MODERN WOMAN’S GUIDE TO SELF-CARE AND PRODUCTIVITY

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WITH ELINOR CHAMBERS

Sometimes it’s difficult to decipher whether we should be taking time to rest and recuperate or be getting stuck in and checking off the to-do list. And in today’s hectic society, you’re shunned if you stop yet people worry if you overdo it.