I Am Terrified Or What Are We Going To Do With All That Stuff?

Welcome peeps, how is 2022 treating you so far? I hope it’s only giving you the best possible! 2022 is treating us well. There is still a lot of interest in the house and we are in talks with one family who is very interested. I had expected I’ll be absolutely excited and enthusiastic but…… Continue reading I Am Terrified Or What Are We Going To Do With All That Stuff?

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

Take five

dainty flowers all in a row so pretty as I sit Waiting for my dog To finish his 5 minute run around the garden Dainty flowers Smell so good As I breathe In their sweet aroma Now it is time To take 5 Go get a coffee And then Relax with my book

Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Two years ago I signed up for Rachel Kellys Newsletter (sign-up is at the bottom of the page). Rachel is an embassador for mental health and has experienced crippling depression about which she talked in the FutureLearn Course “Literature and Mental Health” by University of Warwick. If you live with a mental health condition then…… Continue reading Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Book Review: “Becoming One ~ A Story of Triumph over Dissociative Identity Disorder” by Sarah E. Olson

I posted this first in April 2015 Publisher: Swan Pond Press Publishing Date: 14 November 2014 Edition: updated 2014 e-book edition of 1997 paperback Genre: non-fiction Formats: e-book, paperback Source: review copy by author in return for an honest review Bees: 6 out of 6 About the story: This is Sarah E. Olson’s account of…… Continue reading Book Review: “Becoming One ~ A Story of Triumph over Dissociative Identity Disorder” by Sarah E. Olson

For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

I published this post first in October 2017 “Stephen Fry, Cedric Anselin, Prince Harry and many more did it! Get help for your #menalhealth” video credit: Huffington Post via YouTube Find help here: UK ~ Helplines on NHS page US ~ Helplines on Getselfhelp Australia ~ Helplines on Healthdirect

Good Morning Writers! ~ Embrace Your Inner Chimp

March 2019 I totally forgot this book. Haven’t read it but I liked the idea and it shaped my thought that we need to accept the fact that there is something very ancient working in our minds that often makes us react in unlogical ways. November 2014 How is your writing going? Do you have…… Continue reading Good Morning Writers! ~ Embrace Your Inner Chimp