Mental Health

If you broke your leg you’d talk about it right? See a doctor, get some rest, take it easy. Well mental health is the same. Talking about it has always made it less overwhelming and isolating for me. Take comfort in we’re all imperfect and just doing our best. Be kind.

anxiety and the anxious mind

Being an extrovert with depression

20th May 2020

Despite the catchy title, I’ll say now that I’m more of an introverted extrovert, but it probably isn’t surprising that when I had depression I didn’t know what it was and didn’t understand it until several years later.

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How to embrace an unexpected adventure

24th March 2020

As you can tell from the name of this blog, I’m very aware of the unexpected adventures life takes us on. Most of these unexpected twists and turns are unwelcome and present issues, as well, you didn’t see them coming. Some unexpected events, of course are good, wonderful even. Marriage, babas, doggos you know. At […]

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The Truth?

25th February 2020

Life is really shit sometimes. We all get that. Right now, I’m deciding whether I go for pancakes by myself (table for one!) before I go back to an evening at a house I’m in by myself with little motivation to bother to get up tomorrow. Life has shat on me once again and I […]

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I’m so glad it’s Friday

31st January 2020

So this isn’t my usual Friday feeling. I feel, mainly, as though I could sleep for 12 hours right about now. I’m exhausted from my new job, new commute and well meeting a whole bunch of new lovely people. It’s been great, but new things are tiring, as are earlier starts and longer days. My […]

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If only in my dreams…

19th November 2019

There is nothing worse than empty chairs round the Christmas table; reminders of those you’ve loved and lost. It might be your first Christmas, your fifth, your twenty-fifth, without them. Flashed by in a sparkly tinsel blur. It’s our seventh Christmas this year without my Dad. We used to morbidly joke that each year our […]

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