I made it, I can't tell you yet that I enjoyed it or that I got anything out of it, but I did it. I came home actually feeling less positive and more helpless. I spent the whole group trying to answer questions in the right way, because it's a group. I don't want to… Continue reading Group therapy: week 1
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!
Starting the week with a cold, turning into a perforated ear drum, and 3 days laid flat unable to do much except the occasional tweet or email has drained me & I've become so anxious. Not only this, but tomorrow is the day I've put my heart & soul into, our #EckingtonWellbeingEvent & here on… Continue reading Still ill but please support us tomorrow if I’m there or not! Wellbeing & mental health are so important to me!
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
It's Mental Health Awareness Week & tomorrow it's Kirsty's birthday. My best friend who so many of us lost that day when the world became too much, Losing Kirsty. Pick up the phone this week, ask someone if they are ok & mean it, tell someone you love them. Tomorrow it’s your birthday I so… Continue reading Kirsty’s birthday tomorrow
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
This morning I woke up after a bad nights sleep. I was still awake around 2am & overlaid waking just before 8am. This does not work well with my kids. They need time in a morning, so without even my usual cup of tea, breakfast or medication, I got them ready & dropped them at… Continue reading Bad day gone good… dare I say, amazing!
I had sensibly planned to spend my mums anniversary with my besties! Jess had agreed to accommodate us, Alex travelled down from Stobo on the Scottish Borders & Lydia travelled up from London. I have had a blast. I've been anxious several times over the weekend but they all knew, allowed me to be honest… Continue reading The Girls Weekend was my latest therapy & sparkle