Spring is one of my favourite seasons. Sitting on the bus on my way to work, it's nice and warm, the flowers around Brisbane are blooming. It's a new beginning. The new lead up to Summer. The cold is gone (though Brisbane was barely cold this year...), jackets are no longer required. Photo credit: https://www.kristendukephotography.com/ Summer… Continue reading Spring has sprung 🌸
Today marks one month since I changed my medication. I started Lovan on 17 August 2017, after a five day break of no medication between coming off of Mirtazapine cold-turkey. When I first started Lovan, I caught a cold and was a little worried as I initially thought I was having some reaction (itchy throat… Continue reading The clouds have cleared and the sun is shining.
The women in my family carry guilt and regret like you would not believe. In many ways, it is slightly ridiculous – you shouldn’t be thinking about something you said in 2006, at 2.30am on a Sunday night/Monday morning (as I was this week). Personal Freedom – doesn’t it sound fantastic? The thought of it… Continue reading Personal Freedom & the human spirit.
After ten years. The tenth Father's Day without him. It still hurts just as much as the first. The worst part is all of the milestones happening around me and him not being here for it. His grandchildren being born, his children becoming engaged and getting married. Even simple things like movies I know he… Continue reading Father’s Day – when your Dad is no longer here ❤
I absolutely LOVE throwing myself into a movie, tv series, book, music - you name it, if it offers me some form of escapism, or if I am hungover, or if I just do not want to leave the house - then I am in! I have 100's of favourite movies, but here are ten… Continue reading 10 Movies which always make my heart happy ❤
We are thinkers, feelers, nurturers, counsellor's, supporters and organisers. We have goals, we have needs, we strive to achieve these. We lift others up, support our families, our friends and sometimes put all else ahead of ourselves. Is it absolute necessary to seek constant perfection? Why do we beat ourselves up for each thing that… Continue reading Be kind to yourself ❤
Cuddles with my Mum. Possibly my favourite thing as a little girl, something I resisted as a teenager (I was a shit of a teenager, honestly) and cherish and crave as a grown woman. When I am completely relaxed, anxiety-free and depression is under control. Oh my goodness, best feeling in the world. Normalcy, control… Continue reading It’s the little things in life…10 things that always make my heart happy ❤