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Category: Dealing with Anxiety & Isolation

Why we need to shut down our Inner Critic now! Nida & Roohi

Our Inner Critic can play a major part in our every day lives if we don’t address it. It will sit comfortably within us discouraging our efforts, criticising our every move and belittling us until our self esteem is at an ever low. This can have a negative impact on our goals and…

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Relationship challenges during Lockdown 7: keeping up the community spirit. BGN

We have individually and collectively experienced a range of emotions related to the extreme changes as a result of Covid-19. It was challenging adapting to the daily new changes to our everyday life. We were scared and worried, confused and overwhelmed but we were in it together and we still are. The most…

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Relationship challenges during lockdown 3: Nurture the relationship you have with yourself. BGN

Wherever you may have been on your self love journey, with taking care of your health, being in a good routine, practising self care and working through putting your boundaries in place in a bid to discovering yourself… lockdown happened and it happened to us all. For some of you continuing with a…

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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation 13: Stronger together. BGR.

As the lockdown is beginning to ease in many areas across the world and we are preparing to go back in the world, there is so much we can take from the past few months that have shaped us a certain way. There are still measures that need to take place and things…

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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation 12: Embrace The Power of Smiling! – BGN

The last few weeks and months have no doubt been challenging for all of us in different ways. It hasn’t been easy to be our usual positive selves, we have all had to adjust to a new “normal” whatever that may be. We have had good productive weeks with a schedule, learning new…

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Dealing with Anxiety 11: Changes lead to changes. BGR

We began our blog for the purpose of encouraging change. The changes we need to bring within ourselves to better our well being. To understand that no matter how far we may have come, there will always be room for improvement. And any changes we want to see, will need to start from…

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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation: The Importance of Solidarity. BGN

Our own journey of healing and reflecting was the very reason we started writing to share all that we have learnt and all the things we are still unlearning. We are still working on shedding the layers of cultural and external conditioning that we subconsciously internalised. As we grow we understand that we…

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Dealing with Anxiety & Isolation 8: Emotions might creep up on you but you’re still in control- BGN

Anxiety can come in waves, emotions can be triggered unexpectantly and sometimes we can feel overwhelmed and confused by what we are feeling. Sometimes an emotion suddenly overtakes us and sits with us until we takes control and work through it. In all circumstances, however overpowered you feel it is important to remind…

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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation 7: Identify and address your triggers

Being in lockdown for over two months has resulted in a roller coaster of emotions. And many of them don’t make any sense. Sometimes we can find peace with the long day ahead of us and other times it can seem daunting. Sometimes we can delve into full on baking, reading, knitting or…

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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation 6: Technology, best friend or worst enemy? BGN

During a time filled with so much uncertainty, no clear answers or deadlines and ever changing advice, it can be so easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious and worried. Technology has been a great way to stay in touch with loved ones through video calls and messages. Our phones and laptops and all the…

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