Category: Mental Health

That’s me in the corner, baking bread…

When the going gets tough, or I am tired, or stressed, I don’t go shopping, I don’t get drunk, I don’t watch sad movies to allow myself to cry, or eat vast quantities of comfort foods.  I do things, productive

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Nope, I won’t fake it just to make other people feel comfortable.

Other people’s happiness and comfort is not my priority.  When I say that I don’t mean I don’t care. I am not saying I don’t want people to be comfortable and happy.  What I mean is that I am not

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It’s not me, it’s you…

  Something I have learned in my journey to dealing with my own mental health and getting myself into a more fixed better place is that not everyone wants you to be in that better place. Not everyone has grace

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My name is Karen, or at least I think it is… short term memory loss, the by product of sleep deprivation no one tells you about!

My name is Karen, or at least I think it is.  You see, I suffer from short term memory issues. It’s a problem I have had for a couple of years. I suffer from short term memory loss beyond the

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Choosing a Motivational Coach that’s right for you?

If you are struggling with your everyday life – then you may have thought about getting a motivational coach.  This can be suitable for people from all walks of life.  It could be that you have some stress from coping

I am ok with my mental health diagnosis, I need you to be too – Mental Health Awareness week 2018

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and there are going to be lots of people sharing about mental health, campaigning for better care, support, understanding, and about what it’s like to live with a mental health diagnosis and the

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I swear the British winters are trying to kill me…

This is my view. I’m sitting in our local park, whilst my small son runs around in the sunshine, with his mates, playing football. It’s warm. We’ve abandoned winter coats and jumpers and it feels SO nice. This last winter

I’m done, I want out…

This is a whiny Wednesday post. I’m done. I want out. I’m convinced that living in this country is making us constantly sick. I’m convinced that the rain/semi cold/constant damp/a bit of warm weather then back to rain and damp

I am not cured…

I had a conversation with someone the other day, about my mental health. We were chatting about anxiety and how it affects people. They commented to me “well, now you are better, you don’t need to say you HAVE anxiety”,

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Helping A Friend In Need That Doesn’t Want Help

Your friend is in need, but they keep stubbornly refusing to be helped – what do you do? You may feel powerless and feel as if you’re failing them as a friend. However, the very fact that you’re eager to

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