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Suicide isn’t selfish – the system is biased!

Suicide is not a selfish act. It's an act of desperation, pain & often compulsion, generally believing they are saving those around them from more suffering. The majority of those who have family or friends who have lost someone to suicide would agree. Having been friends with Kirsty since the age of 16 we had… Continue reading Suicide isn’t selfish – the system is biased!

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Parenting a tweenager in their transition to secondary school

As a mum of an 11 year old daughter who is about to embark on secondary school in September, I’m already exceptionally nervous about what the rest of the year has to hold. Having once completed this same journey, I can’t help but hear my mum when I speak the words, “it’s different now to… Continue reading Parenting a tweenager in their transition to secondary school

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Learning My Mental Health Diagnosis Was Considered A Disability

Mental health is health and always should have been classed as a disability. However, it has mainly been since 2010 that steps have been made to give people with a mental health illness the same support as those who have a more recognised form of disability. In 2010, mental health was covered in the Equality… Continue reading Learning My Mental Health Diagnosis Was Considered A Disability

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The Secret – I never knew what I was missing, do you?

The Secret The book I am currently reading & along with The Secret Daily Teachings. I have been overwhelmed at the impact this book has already had in my life. To think that within two weeks of purchasing & beginning to read this book, I’m blown away at the power of thought & the law… Continue reading The Secret – I never knew what I was missing, do you?

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When people say you’re “Playing the victim”, when actually you’re a warrior who is winning battles daily

Fortunately for me this is not something I hear very often, but I know other people face these comments & acrions against them daily. For some people when we talk about the battles we've fought that day you'll hear things like: You've just got to deal with it Everyone else has to & can Stop… Continue reading When people say you’re “Playing the victim”, when actually you’re a warrior who is winning battles daily

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Review of Wizard of Oz by Killamarsh Dreams

Last weekend I had the pleasure of watching my daughters in the Wizard of Oz at the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield. Before I tell you how wonderful it was, & I will be, I wanted to tell you a little bit about Killamarsh Dreams. Killamarsh Dreams is a community drama group that originally started in… Continue reading Review of Wizard of Oz by Killamarsh Dreams