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Hibernate in January, Resolve in February

1st January 2016.

I’m not one to make New Year’s Resolutions because they never last and January is such an awful month to put pressure on yourself to be better than you are. 762 more words

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'Tis The Season To... Take Care Of Your Mental Health

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I’ve been absent for a while and this is due to being in a precarious place health-wise. I’ve been on the cusp of depression for a while and my anxiety – although not gone – has taken that dull edge it gets when hopelessness takes over. 498 more words

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Hydrocephalus: Let's make a difference to the Hydro world...it might not be a cure but it's a way to help make a change, at least for the more vulnerable and voiceless

With all my blog posts on Hydrocephalus, I’ve been contacted by a few people who either have the condition themselves or someone they love has it, more specifically…babies/children. 881 more words


Horsing Around

What a stroke of luck!

Just as winter starts to hit and I realise how little exercise I do, someone offers to let me ride their horse! 513 more words

Strategies For Coping

Soaking it all in

I’m not sure whether I’m particularly susceptible to other people’s moods or whether I just allow them to affect me more than your average Joe. I do know, however, that when I’m around people who are dramatic, stressed or angry, I feel exceptionally anxious. 714 more words

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Finding your inner warrior

I’ve started attending yoga classes once a week at a local community centre. The teacher is in her 30’s, a mother to one and works full-time in her role. 921 more words

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Rediscovering Reading

When I was a child I had the freedom and time to read whenever I chose. Cue mornings spent in bed until 1pm devouring a book, or rainy days on the sofa and sunny days in the makeshift hammock (a sheet knotted between the bars of the climbing frame) with a novel and a bag of penny sweets. 847 more words

Coping Strategies