And back I go…

Back I go.  Sat in a waiting room. Paperwork filled in. Assessment complete.  Waiting to see a complete stranger who will soon know more about me than most people who think they know me.  Who will probably ask me questions that will make me cry.  Who will listen whilst I pour out the jumbled, angry, […]

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Eye cream, why bother?

I have reached a point in my life where I DO really need pay more attention to my skin care, what I put on my skin, making sure that I am protecting my skin more, and also in as sensible way as possible, try and minimise some of the signs of ageing, I can slowly […]

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5 Legal Careers That Are Perfect for Busy Parents

*This is a collaborative post* When most people think about a job in the legal field, they think of solicitors or lawyers. However, there are many lucrative careers available that are not as time-consuming and don’t require an expensive education. This makes them the perfect careers for working parents who want to earn enough money […]

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Is this the real life, or is it Bohemian Rhapsody…?

*this is a review post. I was kindly treated to tickets and a friend and I thoroughly enjoyed watching the movie. I have tried not to make this too spoiler filled, that you can still go and enjoy it* Freddie Mercury was the first and probably the only famous person that I truly mourned. In […]

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It won’t just go away…

My mental health. My anxiety. It won’t just go away.  I can’t just decide that after a life time of anxiety that I’m going to be just ok. My mental health doesn’t work for the convenience and comfort of other people.  I don’t wake up every day thinking “how can I make other people’s lives […]

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Dear people in my phone…

Dear people in my phone.  I just wanted to say thank you.  You are in my phone. We communicate via WhatsApp, or Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. We possibly don’t know each other in “real life” or we don’t see each other often, but we communicate on our phones.  You don’t know how much your support […]

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I will not apologise for my mental health…

My name is Karen. I am a wife, a mother, I work part time. I knit, I like to cook. I like to eat. I like to read. I like to watch police documentaries, when I can’t sleep. I have a family and friends who love me. I like to run, when the mood takes […]

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Project 365 – a photo a day 09/10/18

Yes, that’s a screen shot of me watching a preview of Bohemian Rhapsody, which is out in November. I do happen to have two tickets to go and see it before it is out on general release, though…  Screeches with excitement. Annoys children by playing Queen songs ALL day! (to be fair they like a […]

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Four Essential Ways to Unwind this Autumn

It’s the end of summer, and as such we’re heading full steam into shorter days, longer nights and cooler weather. Autumn is a wonderful season of changing hues and climate, but it also comes with its own stresses and anxieties – whether they be related to work, your children, or your personal life. That’s where […]

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