Why I am no longer holding those grudges.

Is it just me, or do we seem to find ourselves experiencing hatred, anger and negative worries a lot easier than love, kindness, respect etc? This is something that I have really struggled with over the years. I realised that I had a very very long list of grudges. If you would have asked meContinue reading “Why I am no longer holding those grudges.”

A Challenge For Happiness..

I don’t know about everybody else but, I am finding lockdown 3.0 very difficult. Maybe it’s because this time around it’s more difficult to go out for walks etc because it’s freezing. Or maybe it’s the fact that we keep ending up in more lockdown’s every time we think things are looking up. Who knows.Continue reading “A Challenge For Happiness..”

How “The Midnight Library” changed everything for me.

Anyone who has been following this blog for a while is aware from some of my previous posts that I have a fair few mental health problems: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and then of course my other life-long commitments: ADHD and Hypothyroidism. My daily life is a constant little game of ‘which one is in controlContinue reading “How “The Midnight Library” changed everything for me.”

•Emotional Exhaustion in Lockdown•

It’s very easy to experience a lack of motivation in our current situation. No-one thought in March-April time last year when the first lockdown hit that this would go on as long as it did. But here we are, confined in our homes again, wondering when it’s all going to end… “Emotional exhaustion is aContinue reading “•Emotional Exhaustion in Lockdown•”

2021 through fresh eyes…

I remember New Year’s Eve 2019. I had gone to a friends for a bit after work for some food and drink but then started filling a bit drained so went home before 10pm. I recall sitting in my room feeling a bit down about my lack of NYE energy because I always loved NewContinue reading “2021 through fresh eyes…”

20 Things I learned in 2020…

2020 was an interesting year for everyone to say the least. Across the globe we saw some very harsh realities, we witnessed a horrible pandemic that felt more like the start of a sci-fi zombie flick then it did reality, we saw horrific stories and videos of how black people are still being treated poorlyContinue reading “20 Things I learned in 2020…”

The ADHD, Social Anxiety Puzzle

Puzzles can generally be frustrating things can’t they? As fun as they are, you always find yourself getting irritated at the loss of a certain piece or when you just can’t seem to figure it all out and get it all to piece together. You may even end up throwing a strop or tantrum overContinue reading “The ADHD, Social Anxiety Puzzle”

Social Media Life Lessons.

So, as part of a recent assignment on my writing course, I had to write an article as if I was pitching it to a magazine. As I don’t have any writing experiences to rave about yet and the magazine I wrote this for have stated that they prefer to accept articles from people withContinue reading “Social Media Life Lessons.”

PTSD & Dating…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic experience. Symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks, nightmares, feeling very anxious and difficulty sleeping. So this entry is an interesting personal piece I wanted to write about, it may be a bit lengthy but it’s something I really want toContinue reading “PTSD & Dating…”