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 ❤
“Minds are like flowers, they only open when the time is right.” ― Stephen Richards So I have been going through quite the roller-coaster of emotions of late, certainly some days are harder than others. I thankfully sought help and am on the path to taking control of my mental health (my mantra the last… Continue reading Soften the Heart, Open the Mind
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 ❤
Day 1 Saturday morning, I had my appointment with my Doctor. Within half an hour he had confirmed I was to stop Mirtazapine – immediately. Cold turkey – no tapering. The reason for this is he thought it was important that I started a new medication in the SSRI family as soon as possible. So… Continue reading Actually, I CAN. My Mirtazapine Story (Part 4) – The Detox Phase
...I just had to get through the next three days first, which was rough...The dark thoughts were scratching away at my brain and throwing the mess into my heart - rotting anything that felt good...