This is me! Today is 20th May 2020 and we’re currently midway through the initial lockdown down to Covid-19. I’m not saying I’m always smiling like this, but much more often than not these days. I still have borderline personality disorder/ emotional unstable personality disorder and generalised anxiety disorder, and I’m still here, here’s why!… Continue reading Sarah now with BPD
Purposeful Plastics 🌈
We want to protect our planet and make it safer for everyone, but this protection has to start somewhere, and our young people are our future. You can sign here 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 Purposeful Plastics Petition My daughter wrote to Theresa May last year and now we are working together to campaign for purposeful plastics education in… Continue reading Purposeful Plastics 🌈
Goals 2019… law of attraction planner
So it's arrived... My law of attraction planner. You can order yours here I cannot wait to add positivity into my plans for 2019 and structure my goals with plans. I've always found the law of attraction complicated, but actually it's really easy, the more you think about something, the more you're going to attract… Continue reading Goals 2019… law of attraction planner
Low days… how low can you go?
I'm fortunate that my low days are fewer at the moment, but that doesn't mean I don't have them. When I do I really go low. How low can you go? Low. So low. When my husband went back to work yesterday, reality hit. You see I love being at home when he's here. I… Continue reading Low days… how low can you go?
I took a break from blogging
Hey everyone! It feels so long since I wrote everything down and opened up my head. The truth is, I've been doing ok. Sometimes I feel like a fake when I'm handling life, I feel like I need to be struggling to be valid. But I'm not. It may be short-lived, but I certainly feel… Continue reading I took a break from blogging
Reviewing my October Goals
So as we're halfway through October, I thought I would review the goals I set myself in my blog a few weeks ago here. The most important goal was to start leaving the house at least 4 times a week. By week 3 in October and I've only stayed in the house 1 day each… Continue reading Reviewing my October Goals
October Mini goals
This weekend I did a lot of looking back, always focusing on the failures, the things I did wrong, the mistakes I made & I had to stop myself, because I actually got some things right. I need to learn to focus more on these & appreciate them, rather than focus on the negative. So… Continue reading October Mini goals
The heartbreak of trying & failing – why mental health prevents us from having the job we want
Recently I wasn't shortlisted for an award, that I didn't even expect to be nominated for. It left me wondering if other people with Borderline Personality Disorder and anxiety avoided opportunities due to their fear of rejection, particularly in the employment sector. On Facebook & Twitter I appealed for volunteers to answer a survey. I'm… Continue reading The heartbreak of trying & failing – why mental health prevents us from having the job we want
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!
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