I'm in tears! I made it, it wasn't easy and I couldn't stay for long, but my volunteers did wonders. A huge thank you to the Oaks Community Church, Eckington! They set up, helped on the day, they were just amazing. A huge thank you to Sharon, her support, encouragement & everything she has done,… Continue reading Wellbeing Event – we did it!
Around a month ago I was nominated as a Positive Role Model in Mental Health at the National Diversity Awards. I am a married mum of 2 girls, raising awareness for mental health. I have Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder & Generalised Anxiety Disorder. I have recently started blogging as therapy Sarah's Blog I have suffered… Continue reading National Diversity for Positive Role Model in Mental Health Award Bio Blog
My crazy idea of arranging a Health, Wellbeing & Mental Health Event in 2 weeks has paid off. Wow! Our Facebook event is really helping & you can find all the latest details here. Today the banner arrived & I've been able to display it on the Main Road in Eckington so people can see… Continue reading Wellbeing, mental health & social inclusion Event
So this weekend for the first time in a long time I've been poorly. Not mentally, but physically. A horrible head cold, headache, blocked ears, headache, itchy throat, running nose, the usual. Now being rational - it's a cold. That's it! Drink plenty of water, maybe a couple of paracetamol, some fresh air & have… Continue reading Illness, anxiety and loss of trust in the medical professionals
I know I've mentioned it once, maybe twice or a thousand times but I cannot believe someone has nominated me for an award, let alone as Positive Role Model in Mental Health. I'm so excited. I don't believe I could win, but if we can get mental health, specifically personality disorders into the shortlist it… Continue reading Award Nomination for Positive Role Model in Mental Health
Tonight is usually my bad night. I know I'll find it tough, I always do, however much I prepare for it. There are people I talk to and it never gets easier. I've also spoke to those for whom it eases with time. I've heard every quote, but for me, it does get easier with… Continue reading 3 years since I said goodbye to mum tomorrow
I know this sounds like a silly question. But who is it for? Mums or children? What are we celebrating? For me 12 years ago it was about making sure I spoilt my mum with something thoughtful to thank her for all the many things she had done for me, (& would continue to do,… Continue reading Who is Mother’s Day for?