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Talking About Suicide: A Tough Conversation That We Need to Keep Having

When someone talks about suicide or says they are thinking about it, it can be really scary and rightly so. Alarm bells are raised and people might go into ‘fix it’ mode. 327 more words

I let my thoughts take over today

As a follow on from my last post, I messaged Frankie on Facebook and I’m so disappointed in myself. He’s been in my thoughts all morning and I don’t have a reason why, I’ve not even been thinking about him that much of late. 102 more words


Why Doctors Prescribe Antidepressants For Young Children

If you fall into a depression due to a medical condition, did you know you can make that condition worsen by dwelling on it? It is a double edged sword. 402 more words



A woman who played bingo every day for 10 years has finally been cured of her addiction.

Marilyn Jones, 42, first played online bingo in 2004 and the game took over her life. 741 more words


Move eleven days and counting,
Worries and logistics mounting,
Rental contract still outstanding,
Letting agents being demanding,
So much to sort in the meantime,
Movers, boxes, new phone line, 124 more words


Distress Tolerance.

First things first – a huge thank you to everyone who supported me through last night (both in real life and from the blog world). You are all fabulous xx… 1,084 more words

Prayer after birth

The analyst Mike Eigen wrote “The ‘ I know who I am’ moment’ can, at times, be more destructive than doubt or confusion.” (The Analytic mystic) Those people who come to see me with ready-made life stories are often those who find  therapy the most difficult. 487 more words

The Inner World