I've said it so many times before but for some people my anxiety is hard to see. Put me on a stage in front of 1000 people and I'm ok. I know it sounds daft but I am. I remove my glasses so everyone isn't clear, but I can do it. I have a few… Continue reading When anxiety catches up when I’m in a small group … I’m better with a crowd!
Last year, my daughter Millie, aged 10 at the time, wrote to Theresa May having done topic work at school on plastics in the ocean. She'd recently been voted into pupil parliament and was hoping for a few leadership tips from the current prime minister. When she received a reply from Downing Street she was… Continue reading Purposeful plastics petition 🌈🌈🌈
This was absolutely first thought when I heard about The Body Shop At Home: Where's the catch? When I found that there wasn't one I was blown away. I've always loved The Body Shop. Who wouldn't? Ethically sourced, #faat (forever against animal testing) products, changing lives and laws all over the world and founded by… Continue reading The Body Shop At Home… why it works for me and could work for you too!
Tomorrow will be the last of my 7 weeks of group DBT, Dialectal Behavioural Therapy. Unfortunately I've been ill for 3 of them but have managed to catch up with help from my new nurse. During that time I have also been told my psychiatrist has left. So since Christmas I have lost my CPN… Continue reading My final DBT
Eleanor Segall is one of the busiest people I have had the pleasure of knowing. She's an incredible writer, blogger and also amongst other things a mentor. I've found her incredibly passionate, supportive and constructive as I begin the early stages of my career. As someone I admire and look up to who had battled… Continue reading Interview with Eleanor Segall
On Friday I got the amazing pleasure of attending BBC radio Sheffield. A pre-record interview with Toby Foster was arranged & I was so excited. There are many reasons for this: I love raising awareness about mental health I was getting to share my story I love Toby Foster I am the biggest Phoenix Nights… Continue reading Being interviewed by Toby Foster on BBC Radio Sheffield for Mental Health Awareness Week
This afternoon I felt anxious. It wasn’t an overwhelming feeling, but I could feel that change in my head. I couldn’t work out why. I’ve had a lovely weekend away with my family & some amazing friends. So I headed for a little lay down. When I woke up we got in the car &… Continue reading Anxiety and the impact a song can make
Starting on Sunday night my excitement started with a nomination... for a Positive Role Model in the National Diversity Awards. You can still vote for me here On Monday I was phoned to say I'd be intereview Tuesday for Sheffield live, I was so excited & nervous. Tuesday I was interviewed & it went out… Continue reading Done my bit this week with raising awareness for the cause
Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Azz from SheffieldLive I was so nervous I took a friend & colleague, Radhika, along in the rain to the workstation. It was amazing just to have the support of a friend and not be alone. I was clearly beginning to feel anxious. Once inside I met Azz… Continue reading My first interview on Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder Awareness for SheffieldLive