Anna Pinkerton

What If You Could Be More Creative By Embracing Your Fear Of Failure?

Have you ever felt held back by your fear of making a mistake? After reading “Creativity Inc” by the magnificient Ed Catmull of Pixar, I started to wonder if creativity gets blocked by a fear of failure. Why do we fear mis-takes when they are simply accidents along our path? Watch this week’s video to …

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5 Ways Self-care Will Build You Back Up After Trauma

5 ways self-care will build you back up after trauma

Practising self-care and self-compassion are the most powerful tools you have in your recovery from trauma. Trauma, by the way, can come in many simple forms – a divorce, loss of your loved one, an accident, an attack. You may become a storm of fear, anxiety, and neurological disarray, which leaves you struggling to function. Here’s …

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What is a traumatic breakdown?

What is a traumatic breakdown and what are the real causes?

Trauma is when you have a single event that’s so incredibly shocking to all senses, it’s completely and utterly overwhelming, and if something’s happened in your life that isn’t overwhelming it isn’t trauma. It’s really helpful to people who are traumatized to know that that’s the very nature of it: it is overwhelming to all …

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What If It's Shame That Makes Us Stay With An Abusive Partner?

What If It’s Shame That Makes Us Stay With An Abusive Partner?

In this video I share my insights with you on what could make us stay with an abusive partner. I know what you’re thinking, and I too absolutely believed that if a partner ever was ever abusive I would literally walk out in an instant. But I didn’t do that…for many reasons, including shame. I’d love to …

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Fear of the Unknown Won’t Stop Your Recovery from a Traumatic Breakdown…Here’s Why

Fear of the Unknown Won’t Stop Your Recovery from a Traumatic Breakdown…Here’s Why

It’s really important that I tell you now that everybody fears the unknown. Whilst traumatic breakdown takes you away from everything that you knew, loved and didn’t love, it’s put you in a place of not knowing anything at all. This I promise you doesn’t last but it does cause you great pain and fear.  …

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