Right, here goes. I am going to be completely honest and open with you about my anxiety. 100% truthful about the things that go on in my head. And I warn you, it’s not pretty. I don’t want to talk about anxiety in general as it manifests differently for everyone. Let’s talk about how MY…… Continue reading All of the anxiety!
I’m tired. You’re tired. We’re all allowed to be tired. I’ve got responsibilities and jobs to do and so have you. My tiredness is no more relevant than yours and vice versa. It’s not a competition. I can’t explain how my tiredness makes me feel or precisely how tired I am. Just in the same…… Continue reading How do you feel about that?
‘Be brave’ ‘Take it like a woman’ ‘You’re strong, you can do this’ ‘Tough’ ‘Just think about how worse off you could be’ ‘At least you’ve got your health/roof over your head/food in the cupboards’ ‘Insert any another phrase regarding how to face the day bravely’ Well you know what? No, sometimes…… Continue reading Sometimes I don’t want to smile, I just want to cry..and that’s totally okay.
We are all bound to go through things in our lives and whatever your circumstances it’s all relative to you personally. It irks me when people say things like, “You’ve got to be brave” “It could be worse” Well yes, I’m sure it could be worse but that does not stop the feelings of…… Continue reading The strength in you
I know the line ‘Play it again Sam’ was never actually uttered in Casablanca but it felt fitting for this post. If I were to only be able to listen to one song for the rest of my life, I honestly do not think I could choose. That is an unanswerable question. I wouldn’t even…… Continue reading Play it again Sam
I’m a big believer in positive thinking but it has to come from a healthy place. You can’t force yourself to be happy and you can’t fake it neither, you’re only going to make yourself ill if you live like this. You need to be aware of your everyday humany-wumany feelings . You’re allowed…… Continue reading You can’t fake happiness
We have lots of DVD’s in our house, too many really. Especially these days when films are so easily accessible on Netflix, Amazon Video and other movie streaming apps. There are some films you just have to own though, for example Shawshank Redemption. I do have a copy of this but it’s very…… Continue reading Films I own, but can never watch again!