Musings · Relationships

5 covert control and manipulation tactics (my warnings to you) ☠️πŸ”ͺπŸ’˜

I’ve been meaning to write this article for some time now, and what perfect chance than during a pandemic? 😁 Generally, I believe that what goes on between partners is private. But this is a special circumstance, because with my previous β€˜boyfriend’ there was no relationship at all. I’ve never had an interaction with such… Continue reading 5 covert control and manipulation tactics (my warnings to you) ☠️πŸ”ͺπŸ’˜

Conference · Musings

UK Project on Nuclear Issues 2020 Conference Proposal… eeep!! | Vegan banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

In one of the last blog posts, I shared how I’ve been able to overcome crippling social anxiety through forcing myself to speak in public. Well, that journey is never over, because I’ve been lucky to have been accepted to present at the 10th UK PONI (Project on Nuclear Issues) Annual Conference 2020 in June!… Continue reading UK Project on Nuclear Issues 2020 Conference Proposal… eeep!! | Vegan banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

Musings · Royal Navy Reserves

Overcoming debilitating shyness 🀐 | The best banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

A brief commentary on my journey thus far with anxiety, and it’s inextricable links with shyness, public speaking, leadership, and failure… oh, and banana bread; one of the most versatile of all breads πŸ˜‡ πŸ” Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and its limitations πŸ” Public speaking πŸ” Leadership and the Royal Naval Reserves πŸ” TL;DR (takeaways)… Continue reading Overcoming debilitating shyness 🀐 | The best banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž