Last year I was made redundant from a job I loved. Before this, I was like so many others thinking that stress did not exist. If it did exist it was something that didn’t affect me. Then the headaches started. For one month I suffered from cluster migraines, brought on by the stress of not … Continue reading Why We Suffer From Stress & How to Reduce it?
I decided, for the majority, to keep this post-light-hearted. I could write all day about poverty, famine, racism etc. These will always rank at my highest level of hate. However, in the spirit of making you all smile. Here are the 40 things that drive me nuts, in no particular order. People who don’t thank … Continue reading 40 Things That Burst My Boiler
In no particular order here are the Top 40 things that I am eternally grateful for. My daughter My partner My pets 4. My Mum 5. My amazing facebook group, which offers me daily encouragement and support. 6. Writing, whether it is through my website and blog or in a journal. 7. Reading, I like … Continue reading 40 Things I Am Always Grateful For
Would you apply for this job? Millions of people do every day. If you are one of them this is how to survive. I’m tired, but I’m not allowed to be I’m not ill. I’m in pain, but I’m not allowed to be I don’t have fibromyalgia. I’m sad, but I’m not allowed to be I … Continue reading Wanted Full-Time Carers, Wage £1.85 an Hour
Have you ever wished you could have written a letter to yourself ten years ago? All the anguish you felt then could be alleviated, by receiving a letter from your future self. I know you are unhappy at the moment and hiding it deep inside. I hear you questioning is this it, is this what … Continue reading One Giant Leap of Faith
Many phrases that Shakespeare wrote are still being used today. I first studied Shakespeare, along with millions of others as part of my GCSE reading list. My groans were louder than most, as I tried to interpret the difficult wording and phrases. Then as time went by I grew to love the beautifully poetic words; the … Continue reading Shakespeare is More Modern Than Most of You Think
A change in your personality can be a good change. Before I admitted to myself and everyone else I was gay, I was an extrovert. At every social gathering and work party, I was the centre of attention. The parties I threw at my house were legendary. So was my secret Pimms recipe and the hangovers … Continue reading My Extrovert Has Gone Introvert