Tag Archives: fear

Be more afraid?

I recently read a very disturbing Guardian piece detailing the goings-on in an Austrian ski resort back in March, through interviews with people who had been there. It seems this resort (Ischgl) was a hotbed of transmission at that time … Continue reading

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Posted retrospectively

There is something unique about the abject misery that has overwhelmed me at intervals during this pregnancy. There is something about the desperate, animal rawness of the crying that is as harrowing to witness in myself as it is refreshing … Continue reading

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Learning to relax

I have written before about being driven to be highly organised, and not feeling sure whether this is an entirely healthy thing. I’ve been thinking about this again in light of my recent forays into Brene Brown’s shame resilience work, … Continue reading

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