Author: Maggy van Eijk

21 Small Changes You Should Make This Christmas

21 Small Changes You Should Make This Christmas

1. Don’t put pressure on yourself. “Understand that expectations lie to you. Thanks to the never-ending Christmas ads and people constantly sharing their holiday highlights it’s easy to build up particular expectations. Instead, remind yourself to practice gratitude for what you do have.” — Amy Gunkler, via Facebook ID: 10088680 2. Take a break. “I have a big family so gatherings can be kind of overwhelming. I take some time to myself to read, draw, watch films and a walk in the fresh air always helps clear away the fog.” — Hannah Rose, via Facebook ID: 10088715 Dr Joanna Silver, psychologist at Nightingale Hospital, adds: “It’s important to realise that it is normal to fe
13 Doodles That Tell The Truth About OCD

13 Doodles That Tell The Truth About OCD

The OCD demon strikes again. Having OCD doesn't just mean you always get a deep satisfaction out of organising. In fact, your disorder might tell you you've never ordered something enough. Maggy van Eijk / BuzzFeed For some OCD means quite the opposite: you're inexplicably messy. Maggy van Eijk / BuzzFeed OCD fills you with irrational fears, often about those you love. Maggy van Eijk / BuzzFeed It makes you believe you're crazy. Maggy van Eijk / BuzzFeed View Entire List ›