Re-post: Writing against Anxiety (a reason for poets and writers)/Gegen den Angstzustand schreiben (ein Grund fuer Dichter und Autoren)

July 2022 Recently, I have realised that Brexit has stressed me out much more than I was aware of. As long as I keep my self-care up I am mostly OK. But I feel very alienated in this country which makes me incredibly sad as I always loved the UK and now I simply cannot…… Continue reading Re-post: Writing against Anxiety (a reason for poets and writers)/Gegen den Angstzustand schreiben (ein Grund fuer Dichter und Autoren)

Black Dog Days

Sometimes you have black dog days despite beautiful weather ๐Ÿค—Living with depression doesn’t mean you are sad all the time. You do laugh and get on with life. ๐Ÿ•ฏ But sometimes it just hits you out of nowhere and then you need to take good care of yourself. ๐ŸŒป#life #sadness #depression

Good Morning Mindful Ones ~ The Power of my Mind

This post was first published in October 2015. I am still practising and learning Mindfulness and changing my attitude. Have started to believe that this is more a way of life than simply an attitude: Good Morning Writers and other Mindful Ones! How is your life going? How is your writing going? How do you…… Continue reading Good Morning Mindful Ones ~ The Power of my Mind

You left many reasons to be missed behind

Happy Birthday Chester Bennington. You left a lot reasons to be missed and we leave out all the rest! https://youtu.be/yZIummTz9mM video credit: Linkin Park via YouTube When I’m writing, I’m constantly thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t see an exact reflection of myself in every…… Continue reading You left many reasons to be missed behind

We Can Do It But What Day Is It Anyway? Climate Edition 28.3.2020

Hello out there in the depths of the blogosphere and COVID-19-Isolation-more-or-less-sanity. Am I allowed to ask how you are? I hope you and yours are safe and keep you in my thoughts and prayers. https://media.giphy.com/media/lMasJux0h07HNwtLTz/giphy.gif gif resource: Giphy It is just after 12pm (27.3.20 I schedule my posts) here in the UK and I somehow…… Continue reading We Can Do It But What Day Is It Anyway? Climate Edition 28.3.2020

We Can Do It but what day is it anyway? (27.3.2020 just so you know!!!!!)

Hello dear readers, how are you doing? Maybe I shouldn’ ask this question at the moment? I still try to get my head around how life has changed since I had my operation and I suspect I am not the only one who thinks “reality” has become even more surreal than it was anyway. However,…… Continue reading We Can Do It but what day is it anyway? (27.3.2020 just so you know!!!!!)

#ThrowBackThursday: How to get stuff done when you are depressed ~ Jessica Gimeno on #bipolar

December 2019: I posted tjis first in October 2017: This post is in honour of today’s World Mental Health Day 2017. We are stronger than depression and inspiring people can show us how. Here is Jessica Gimeno at the TEDxPilsenWomen talk: Related Blogpost: TruLeeMe: Manic Monday

#ThrowBackThursday: 5 Things to Know about St. Johnswort ~ mentalhealthmatters

I posted this first in October 2017: fir0002 | flagstaffotos.com.au [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Today I want to write a little more about St. Johnswort a medicinal herb I use to relieve my symptoms of depression and anxiety due to living with PTSD. I have been mentioning it before both in posts and…… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday: 5 Things to Know about St. Johnswort ~ mentalhealthmatters

Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

This was first posted in April 2015: Today I feel honored to host Sarah E. Olson who kindly agreed to answer my questions. Sarah has written a book called “Becoming One” where she describes her healing journey from abuse victim who has dissociated to becoming one and supporting others via her blog “Third Of A…… Continue reading Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

#Quote of the day: Howard Asher ~ a blast from the past

This was first posted in April 2015. “Writer’s Quote Wednesday” does no exist anymore: There is no Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Coleens Silverthreading as she is on holiday but I want to do it anyway. This book I am reading is occupying me a lot and I believe it holds a lot of wisdom.…… Continue reading #Quote of the day: Howard Asher ~ a blast from the past