There is a rainbow hidden …

Some days are like this picture: no matter how good your life is you just see dark skies… but I am determined not to let them win. After all, both the sun and a rainbow are hidden in there somewhere…

I have enough of blaming myself (B for A2ZChallenge)

It is day two of “Blogging from A -Z” and I have enough of blaming myself! When I finished yesterday’s post all sorts of thoughts went through my head: They will see I am a showoff because the title sounds somehow professional but the post is “just” written down. I have not edited enough. I am ruining…… Continue reading I have enough of blaming myself (B for A2ZChallenge)

What is PTSD and What can we do About it? ~ Guest Post by Anna Kucirkova

Today I welcome Anna Kucirkova to “The Bee Writes…” who gives us a detailed insight into what PTSD is and what it means to live with it: “Our society still faces a huge battle in understanding mental illnesses, even now with all of our advances in technology. In America alone, 43.8 million people suffer from…… Continue reading What is PTSD and What can we do About it? ~ Guest Post by Anna Kucirkova

Three Poems that helped me in Tough Times (attention might trigger) & Love Is In Da Blog prompt 24

Yesterday I wrote about the fact that we all deal with mental health problems in general and depression in particular in our very unique way. For me, writing and poetry was one tool, that helped me cope with the overwhelming power of my emotions. I was wondering about my affinity to poetry I was always…… Continue reading Three Poems that helped me in Tough Times (attention might trigger) & Love Is In Da Blog prompt 24

Three Thoughts on the Anti-Depressant Debate & Love Is In Da Blog Prompt 23

This morning I saw Ellen C. Scott editor at Metro and co-presenter at “Mentally Yours” Metro’s mental health podcast on BBC Breakfast. She told her experience with taking antidepressants. She said she is able to work again and live her life since she has found the right one for her. One of the headlines this…… Continue reading Three Thoughts on the Anti-Depressant Debate & Love Is In Da Blog Prompt 23

How I am going to achieve more Self-Esteem & Love Is In Da Blog Prompt 22

When I was thinking about today’s blogging prompt “Tenderness” I remembered a blog post about self-esteem that Cheryl Fassett, one of the brilliant ladies in my creative circle, wrote a couple of months ago.   The way you think about yourself has an impact on your self-esteem   It is called: “Self-talk becomes your truth”…… Continue reading How I am going to achieve more Self-Esteem & Love Is In Da Blog Prompt 22

Mindfulness Nurtures ~ ABC of Love ~ Love Is In Da Blog 2018

The only reason I am blogging like a maniac right now is that my anxiety is playing up enormously. It has become so bad at work that I can’t go and even going out with the dog or shopping starts to be a nightmare. My heart races, I see enemies everywhere and most certainly something…… Continue reading Mindfulness Nurtures ~ ABC of Love ~ Love Is In Da Blog 2018

When your mind blows up

I published this first in November 2015. While all this is true I am in a much better place today. Please seek help if your wellbeing is in a bad place: Find helplines here on my Pinterest Board When your mind blows up it is like trying to stop a tsunami breaking into your house…… Continue reading When your mind blows up