mental health

Trying to be non-judgemental is hard, saying “I never judge anyone” is rarely true but it doesn’t stop you having an opinion! & you need to think about it before you say iti

I try hard to be non- judgemental. To be honest I always thought I was, but I'm not & I'm sure if we were all honest there are few of us that are. If the world was as full of half the people who insist on the lack of judgement about others then we'd live… Continue reading Trying to be non-judgemental is hard, saying “I never judge anyone” is rarely true but it doesn’t stop you having an opinion! & you need to think about it before you say iti

Borderline Personality Disorder, mental health, parenting, Uncategorized

Don’t stop trying to stop!

This morning I've woken up, feeling fairly low. It's been there for a week or so now, gradually growing, turning from a general lethargy into a downright depressive mood. Who knows what factors & triggers have been involved. I came name two though, guilt & failure. Once again quitting smoking hasn't been as easy as… Continue reading Don’t stop trying to stop!

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Anxiety make up

Now I'm no beauty blogger, there's no video or even photos of me before, after or applying the make-up. That's not my thing, but I have struggled since going into the menopause & with anxiety to find make-up that lasts. Being in the menopause at 35 doesn't help, even with HRT, being overweight is another… Continue reading Anxiety make up

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Guest blog by Charlotte Underwood Writing Is In My Blood

I’ve always loved writing, I have so many fond memories of my childhood where I would write my own little world onto the ripped out lined paper from my school workbooks. There is something quite beautiful about being able to capture just a fragment of your imagination onto something more permanent, which you can see… Continue reading Guest blog by Charlotte Underwood Writing Is In My Blood

mental health, parenting, Uncategorized

Dear Daughters,

I want to start by saying how much I love you & always will. You are the most important priority in my life & will never put anything before your health & care. You are the most special thing I have ever been given. I love being your friend, when you confide in me, but… Continue reading Dear Daughters,

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Guest blog published by My Possible Self on the importance of Mental Health Education to children & young people

Hi All, I was asked to write a guest blog about my passion for bringing mental health into education & how I talk to my children. Here it is http://www.mypossibleself.com/sarahs-story-discussing-mental-health-with-my-children/

mental health

Who has my back?

I'm laid here now, tossing & turning, unable to sleep, worrying about a million & one decisions. The problem with the disorder Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is, you don't have a strong sense of who you are & what the "right" thing to do is. I relied so much on… Continue reading Who has my back?