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When anxiety catches up when I’m in a small group … I’m better with a crowd!

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!

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The Cardwell’s in Corfu

We're just back from a truly wonderful holiday on the Greek Island of Corfu. We had 2 weeks of sunshine & relaxation. It was heavenly. I can't say I didn't have my own ups and downs, but overall it was definitely one to remember, for all the right reasons. The beautiful sunsets were breathtaking Having… Continue reading The Cardwell’s in Corfu

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Radical acceptance in DBT

As I consider another aspect of my DBT, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, the light bulbs are pinging everywhere. For a long time now, I've walked around with a bit of a chip on my shoulder. I've felt hard-done by and that the kids are hard done by due to not having as many people close to… Continue reading Radical acceptance in DBT

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Day one therapy 1 to 1 – Wise Mind & validation

Wow! After just 1 session I can't believe how much I've took away and started to implement. I feel very positive about this treatment and am thoroughly looking forward to week 3 of group therapy tomorrow. Every other week as part of my DBT, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, I have a 1 on 1 with my… Continue reading Day one therapy 1 to 1 – Wise Mind & validation

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Bad week but I’m still here

So it's Friday and I made it. Yey! My usual anxiety before Mother's Day didn't hit but I've struggled this week. We also have a weekend of family celebrations and this month is the anniversary of her passing, so it's all feeling a little raw. It's FRIYAY!I'd been doing so well and especially with a… Continue reading Bad week but I’m still here

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And here we are again… Mother’s Day 2019

I can't say that the last few years have been fun on this particular day. One way or another I've managed to spoil what should be a lovely family day. It's often been my own ridiculously high expectations, of a day that will somehow not be filled with me thinking of my mum, which is… Continue reading And here we are again… Mother’s Day 2019

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An “episode”

Last week I had a build up of my EUPD (Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder) symptoms. Nothing I could really put my finger on but I could recognise some of the symptoms Very tired, falling asleep even during the day Headaches not clearing Wanting to stay in my safe place Acting impulsively, making plans and cancelling… Continue reading An “episode”