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Living With Anxiety

While I’ve always been a pretty anxious person, I hadn’t experienced real, no-nonsense anxiety until I was 23 years old. It was a rough year mentally, emotionally, and financially, and it wasn’t long before I was experiencing frequent panic attacks and constant anxiety. 1,024 more words


karathehuman reblogged this on Bernard's Book Blog and commented:

I posted about this when it was first published, but I admit that I was still unfamiliar with the reblog function at that time, and I had no idea it was so easy to share posts from other blogs. I love getting to know the people behind the blogs I follow, and I would love you guys to get to know me better as well, so I thought I'd share my guest post on the Roads We Take blog to share a little bit of myself and give you lovely readers an insight into my world. I love and appreciate you all, and if you're ever experiencing anything like what I talk about in this post, please don't hesitate to talk to me about it. Unfortunately, I have a lot of experience with anxiety, from mild cases to the life-crippling kind, and I'm always open to chatting about it because I know how hard it can be to life with anxiety, especially if there's no one you can turn to to help you through it.

Landfall And My Mountains...

Pain messes with your sleep. Strong pain medication messes with your sleep in a different way.

Chemical sleep means your dreams all but disappear.

Now, on the rare occasions when I dream, and remember that I dreamed, two topics reoccur over and over again. 358 more words


Pain Planner

In the actions extolled upon the paralysis of reality is where one’s mettle is made, upon the anvil
here’s a call to inaction to be warmly unheeded… 73 more words


Should I get a Morrisons ‘More’ card?

Every time I shop at Morrisons the checkout person asks me if I have a More card – I say no. Half the time they then make a comment about it being a good way to get something for nothing.  1,020 more words


A Million Years Ago: Us(Old)

1 year, 2 months and 28 days is what I tell them when they ask how long has it been. In other words, 14 months or 65 weeks, but also 455 days if you want to take that route to explain. 343 more words


New Google Research: The Highest Performing Teams All Have Managers With These 2 Skills

(Source: www.inc.com)

Some people view great leadership as an art or a natural gift. Not Google. Ten years ago, the famously data-obsessed company decided to apply the full force of its considerable number-crunching skills to an all important but seemingly mysterious question for organizations: What makes a great manager? 424 more words

Money Matters


So you’ve dreamed about where you want to go, and you’ve planned when, where and what. But now it’s time for the thing that holds so many people back… saving… the… money!!! 921 more words