The Rules We Live By

What Rules Do You Have? Wearing certain styles of clothes or avoiding certain colours so you don’t stand out perhaps. Maybe its arriving at an event early so you are not the last one to enter the room or so you can plan your escape if you need to leave. I didn’t realise I hadContinue reading “The Rules We Live By”

The Window of Tolerance

Have you heard of the Window of Tolerance before? I hadn’t, not until I hit a rocky patch a couple of years ago.  One that arrived out of the blue, one that surprised me because I had been doing so well, I had achieved so much and made lots of positive changes in my life. WhenContinue reading “The Window of Tolerance”

My Mental Health First Aid Kit

We have First Aid Kits for Physical Health and Injury, which contain things like Antiseptic Wipes, Plasters, Bandages, Slings and Surgical Tape. So why can’t we have a Mental Health First Aid Kit. One we can turn too when we are struggling with our Mental Health or our Anxiety is paticularily high and causing usContinue reading “My Mental Health First Aid Kit”

What Books are your “must read” Books for Mental Health?

I want to learn as much as I can about Mental Health, Psychology and building Self-Esteem. Do you have any recommendations?, especially on the Subject of Self-Esteem. Any that have helped you or struck a cord with you. Thank you in advance.

Challenging My Thoughts

It has been Several days since I last wrote a Blog Post; I can not believe that it is Friday tomorrow, this week has flown. My daughter is loving being back at school, I think it is safe to say that it was a good decision to allow her to go back and all theContinue reading “Challenging My Thoughts”


Over the years I have come to realise that I have a bad habit of Sabotaging my own progress and achievements. It sounds strange doesn’t it, why would anyone do that to themselves. For me it comes from a place of fear, fear of the unknown, fear of failing, fear of losing myself. I haveContinue reading “Self-Sabotaging”

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”

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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