Someone shared this Thich Nhat Hanh quote about empathy on my Facebook today and it stood out to me amongst the usual garbage that people post. It's certainly something to bear in mind and, as ever, something I wish I had been able to speak to my ex-partner about. I've been trying to get the … Continue reading Never blame the lettuce
I am sick of the butterflies. Sick of the stomach churning. Sick of the headaches and the breathing and the racing heart and tight chest. Sick of carrying the burden, the guilt, the shame, the humiliation. I am so tired of holding myself up with the weight of all this and I can't help but … Continue reading I am sick.
Last night I posted a pretty damn clear cry for help amongst a community of bloggers who are all about looking after yourself and wellness and things like that. I pleaded for a comment from anyone to give me something to go on. I know my blog's exposure is limited, and the stats tell me … Continue reading What the hell is wrong with everyone?
Hi blogsters, I could really do with some help here. I thought I'd been doing better with my mood recently but it's just plummeted over the last day or two and I am really struggling. I just can't get out of my head and stop panicking about the future and regretting each and every tiny … Continue reading Help Needed
Hi there everyone, It's been a few weeks last I last posted. I guess that's a positive thing for myself in that I haven't been experiencing as much inner conflict but there are still people out there who are struggling and I can't help but feel it's important to keep engaging with each other and … Continue reading It is okay to be angry. It is never okay to be cruel.
So I had my second round of counselling this week and we talked about drivers and tried to identify the source of mine. Drivers are those things in our subconscious that dictate our behaviours (positive or negative) and we managed to trace mine to my childhood and how I was bought up. If you've taken a look … Continue reading What drives you?
Yesterday I got to spend a few hours with my son after his mother took him away on holiday for a week (the longest time I'd ever been without him). I almost didn't recognise him when I first saw him - in only 7 days he looked so much more grown up and his speech … Continue reading Oh, my heart