The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows

The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows, my daughter chose the name, began its life as The Worry Jar. At the time, I thought it was important for my daughter to write down her fears and worries so we could talk them through, put them in the Jar and hopefully they would be forgotten. IContinue reading “The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows”

Behind the Scenes

The side of Mental Illness people don’t see Anxiety is so much more than just feeling Anxious, Depression is more than just experiencing a low mood. Most people only see what they want to see, they don’t see the harsh ugly truth of what it’s like to have a Mental Illness and they rarely ask.Continue reading “Behind the Scenes”

Time Marches On

It feels like my get up and go has got up and left. I really don’t know what is wrong with me today, there is so much on my mind and it’s just going round and round in circles. It’s a very weird feeling to feel, I can’t even put a name to it. IContinue reading “Time Marches On”

Who Am I?

I am trying so hard to overcome my Anxiety, but as daft as this may sound, I am scared. There was never a before Anxiety and After to make a comparison, it has just always been there, since I was a very young child and I don’t know who I am without it. I believeContinue reading “Who Am I?”

The Thoughts/Feelings Connection

Negative thoughts = Negative emotions Positive thoughts = Positive emotions It makes sense really doesn’t ita, but we don’t always make the connection, it’s a connection that I am continuing to try and be mindful of. Two different people can go through the exact same event. Yet for one of them they are able toContinue reading “The Thoughts/Feelings Connection”

The Right Questions

Sometimes all it takes is for someone to ask the right questions. For a long time I have felt Mentally and Physically exhausted; I work so hard just to get through each day and end up paying for it later. Most people ask how you are? But, I normally reply with “I’m okay” and itContinue reading “The Right Questions”

Stomach Migraines

We had only been out in the garden for 10 minutes when my Daughter suddenly developed a Stomach Migraine. I’m not sure what triggered this one off, if anything did, but I have a suspicion the heat didn’t help. I know when she has one as she goes as white as a sheet and complainsContinue reading “Stomach Migraines”

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