Posts by wellnesswithalie

What Does It Mean To Be Highly Sensitive?

If someone were to call you ‘highly sensitive,’ how would you feel about it? I know in the past I would have taken it as an offence, as I’ve always associated it with being overly (and outwardly) emotional, touchy and perhaps even explosive at times. For this reason, I’ve never considered myself as ‘highly sensitive’…

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The Introvert Problem That We’re Not Talking About

As an introvert, I know all too well the many struggles we “quiet ones” are prone to experiencing. Until now however, there’s one struggle that I have not yet revealed to anyone but my partner. Today I feel the courage to share it in the hope that it brings awareness, relief, and support to anyone…

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Enjoy Being Social to Your Limits – Then Do What You Want to Do!

Thinking about what I’d like to share today, at this time of year it’s only natural that the holiday season came to mind!  I’ve seen a few blog posts already on how to survive the holiday season, especially as an introvert, since it’s typically filled with work parties, social events and family get togethers. Personally,…

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How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You

Do you find yourself constantly worrying about what other people think of you? Do you feel as though they are judging you or noticing things about you that are unattractive, awkward or embarrassing? It could be to do with your clothes, hair or make up; your body language or facial expressions; something you said or…

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How To Treat Your Negative Feelings

Let’s talk about feelings. Mmm, I bet that hit a nerve. Why is that? Why would we rather avoid talking about our feelings? (Just think about every time someone asks you ‘how are you?’ and you reply ‘good thanks,’ regardless of whether you actually feel good or not). Well, when it comes to negative feelings,…

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Embrace the Contradictions

When I got my kindle about 2 years ago, I loved searching for inspiring, motivational books to download and for a time I enjoyed reading them on the kindle. However, after a while I found myself feeling guilty at the accumulating list of unread books I had on there. I just wasn’t finding the time…

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Your Favourite Indulgent Treats Without The Guilt

When transitioning to a ‘healthy’ diet, it is all too easy to adopt a ‘poor me’ attitude; focusing only on what you can’t have and feeling as though you are self-sacrificing and depriving yourself of your favourite foods that give you great (temporary) satisfaction. Newsflash: it doesn’t have to be that way! Let’s go straight…

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The Secret Balance to True Self-Care

Let’s talk about daily self-care rituals. Clearly, the beauty of having daily self-care rituals in your life is that they ensure the most effective and consistent results. Whether they set you up for the day, support you to be your best self, bring you joy and satisfaction or help you to wind down, you know…

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The Not So Wonderful World of Chemicals

So I’ve been meaning to blog about this topic for a while now. I think what’s delayed me is the fact that there’s a lot to cover and it can be overwhelming to take in at first but it’s super important and everyone needs to know about it! So, you’ve been warned… In a nutshell: harmful chemicals…

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Are You Doing What You Love?

Hey there, Are you are involved in a job, career or course that you feel stuck in, obliged to do or that you’re not truly passionate about? Maybe you got your degree in something only to find that it’s not actually what you want to pursue. Maybe the job or course you’re doing is what your parents,…

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