AKA ‘Stop focussing on the things that make you miserable and start noticing the beauty in the world, you twat’. Okay, that may be a little harsh on myself, but let’s face it. Sometimes I can be a twat who gets so tired and run down just coping with each day that I forget to… Continue reading The Grounding Technique You Can Do Anywhere, Anytime.
I’ll be the first to admit that mindfulness has been the only way I managed to get through the last two months at what, at best, could be described as the workplace from hell. Mindfulness and wine. Mindfulness, wine and having the most wonderfully supportive family a girl could ask for. And cheese. The list… Continue reading Five Quick and Easy Sensory Awareness Techniques for use at Work
AKA 'What to do when you feel like shite and you don't know why'. Self care is such an important factor in our lives. And as parents we often put it on the back burner feeling that it is selfish to care for ourselves when there are things we could be doing for our family. … Continue reading Mental Health Check List
Or ‘My anxiety may not be an excuse to be an asshole - but neither is good intentions.' Now my personal opinion is that there is no excuse to be an asshole to anyone. Anxiety disorder or not, being an asshole to people is not okay. Part of not being an asshole is exercising tact… Continue reading A Response to ‘Your Anxiety Isn’t An Excuse to be an Asshole’
AKA 'Let what is inside you leak out. And I mean that metaphorically - please don't stab people.' “Hi, Mum. I’m not doing so good.” “No? What’s up, Hon?” “I’m feeling really anxious.” “Where on a scale of ‘Hobbit in his hole’ to ‘Smaug thinking all this treasure has been stolen’ is your anxiety?” “Dwarves… Continue reading Using Your Child’s Passion to Engage them in Their Mental Health Recovery