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Opposites attract

I am beginning to think that, of all things, the single harshest hindrance to good mental health is being on your own with nothing pressing to do. 515 more words

Mental Health

The Good, the Bad and the Housework

Sometimes it’s the small victories that matter. Sometimes, despite all my preaching about being positive, being brave and being determined to make small changes and feel better , there are still days when the biggest accomplishment I can muster is to get out of bed, get dressed, go to work and come home in one piece, having not burst into tears, hurt myself or run the car into a tree. 483 more words

Mental Health

Letting go of letting-go!

A few years ago, I had a series of heart attacks.  From out of nowhere they stopped me in my tracks and made me reconsider everything about my life.   720 more words


The Non-Diet Mentality

Life is still super stressful.  I’m feeling a little piled-on at the moment, experiencing more than the usual amount of stress both at work and in my personal life.   907 more words

General Musings

It’s all about you!

It is, it really is!  It’s all about YOU.  Isn’t that wonderful news?  Or is it rather scary?  We’ve grown up being told it’s not all about us, that we should focus more on those around us, make our mission in life to put others first.   327 more words


Look after No. 1

My last post was about listening to the voices of others who may have words of reassurance worth listening to, and while I stand by the need for other humans and their opinions, which are arguably often more rational than those of the infernal internal voices, today I want to talk about the need to look after oneself. 446 more words

Mental Health

The secret is....

…There is NO secret.  Honestly.  There is no answer that will be revealed when you’ve learned enough, or suffered enough.  There is no Secret to happiness, success or lasting contentment.   404 more words