A fear of failure is something that many of us struggle with. Especially with the increasing pressure that seems to be coming from schools and universities to get straight A’s or to finish with a first. With all this pressure, it can leave us extremely torn down and feeling as though there’s an expectation for education… Continue reading The Fear of Failure | Life in a Cardboard Box
This phrase was brought to my attention today during a conversation with the awesome Jessica and it really resonated with me, especially given a few things that have been going on in my life recently. Perfectionism can be one of the core influences with regards to OCD, driving compulsions and certain beliefs about ourselves. I’ve… Continue reading Live Life Imperfectly – Perfectionism & OCD
Over the past few months my parents and I have been creating a pinboard for my room. It’s something that I’ve always dreamt of having. Being able to pin photographs, quotes, anything that makes me happy! I was speaking with my therapist a couple of months ago about this and we decided to call it… Continue reading Project Pinboard!
I want to start this post off by saying, you are important. Your life is precious and you are meant to be here. Often our futures can become daunting. The persistent anxiousness of what’s to come, but the future is in fact unwritten. Nothing is set in stone. You have the power to shape your… Continue reading Unwritten
This is completely spontaneous, but I hope you like! Thought I’d add in a quote for each letter for some motivation. : ) A – Anxiety “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
Quotes can mean a lot to people. When something’s just too unexplainable for words, a quote can be the perfect way to describe just what you’re feeling. Some are positive, some are negative. Others fill you with determination and some just comfort you when you’re feeling low. The possibilities are endless, and that’s exactly why… Continue reading Favourite Quotes – Second OCD Blog Hop