Christmas Hasn’t Been Cancelled

Here in the UK there has been a sudden change in restrictions for Christmas. Initially we were allowed to mix with 2 other households for 5 days, now it has been reduced to Christmas day only. Some areas of England have been moved into a new tier which was created and came in to forceContinue reading “Christmas Hasn’t Been Cancelled”

Notice the Little things

Every morning, on the walk home from school, I pass this little girl who can’t be much older than 2 walking with her mum. Every morning the mum and I say good morning to each other. Straight after the little girl will say good morning too, and when I reply her whole face lights upContinue reading “Notice the Little things”

Lockdown Mysteries

I learnt a long time ago that avoiding a trigger allowed the the Anxiety to grow, lockdown certainly put that to the test as I had twelve weeks of not seeing people I keep reading posts and articles about the impact Lockdown has had on Mental Health. How having limited contact with others had causedContinue reading “Lockdown Mysteries”

Talk Mental Health

Do you tell the people around you about your struggles with Mental Illness, or do you keep it to yourself? Mental Health was never really spoken about when I was growing up, I certainly knew very little about it. Growing up, I just thought I was the “weird kid”, I didn’t know anyone who wasContinue reading “Talk Mental Health”

Focus

Learning to change my focus The weather hasn’t been great today, it has been overcast and windy, with the occasional shower of rain. But, I needed to get out of the house, I needed some alone time, so I grabbed my Camera and went for a walk. I thought it was as good a timeContinue reading “Focus”

Creating My Own Calm

After I had finished writing that Blog Post last night it got me thinking. If I create so much of my own Anxiety and fear with my thoughts and worries, can it work the other way around as well. Can I create my own calm? I probably should have come to these conclusions a longContinue reading “Creating My Own Calm”

Just Out Of Reach

I woke up with an odd feeling this morning, i don’t really know how to explain it, but something feels different. Something has changed. It’s almost like waking up from a dream, the memory of what that dream was is just out of reach. I cant quite remember what it is that I have forgotten,Continue reading “Just Out Of Reach”

What is Happening to Us

Right now, it feels like we are living in a goldfish bowl, everything we do and every choice that we make appears to be for public viewing. One thing that I have noticed in recent weeks is how Lockdown has brought the best out of people and brought the worst out of people. On theContinue reading “What is Happening to Us”

Do I Send My Child Back To School

I have been through every emotion going this week and faced many sleepless nights. As parents, we have been placed into an impossible position. I have been stressing over making the right decision. My daughter is in one of the years that have been told they can go back to school in the UK. But,Continue reading “Do I Send My Child Back To School”

Social Anxiety Seriously Sucks!!!

Social Anxiety Sucks, it really does. It has been the curse of my life since my adolescence, perhaps even before. It started with……………………, actually I don’t know how it started, I just remember hating being in the spotlight. School was a nightmare, especially trying to make friends and attending lessons, reading in front of theContinue reading “Social Anxiety Seriously Sucks!!!”

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