There has been a lot of Be Kind talk recently, following the loss of Caroline Flack (even though the sentiment was shorter lived than the hashtag) and a lot of it’s OK to not be OK posts.
Most of this sentiment is focussed on us being nicer to others, more understanding, helping others see it’s OK to not be OK. Continue reading
Recently I have been seeing a lot of posts on social media and have been having conversations with a lot of people, about difficult times. Lots of people are dealing with a lot of things. Times are hard for a lot of people right now, for a variety of different reasons. Continue reading
When times are a little hard or I’m feeling a little low it is really important for me that I am able to feel grounded and keep a connection to when things are good. Continue reading
There is a familiar diagram that shows plan vs reality. It shows that we plan for a smooth journey, linear, a to b, start to finish, dream to reality. But the reality of life is that it is a mess of a journey, up down, back, forth, retracing some steps, facing obstacles along the way that we never thought of. Continue reading
I suffer with insomnia, I have done since I was 13 or so, in other words a long time. It is a constant companion. It never goes away. There are times that it is worse than others, but it is always here.
So first some context. I average around 3 and 4 hours sleep a night, occasionally 6 or 7 but usually 2-3. That isn’t always all together. Quite often it is in bursts, not a constant sleep. Some days I struggle to get to sleep, others I drop off straight away then wake and struggle to get back to sleep. Sometimes I have broken restless sleep. Continue reading
When I started this blog I promised myself that to maintain my focus and offer regular content to my subscribers and readers I would post weekly. On a Sunday, in the early evening. Then I would reshare Monday and midweek. Continue reading
As humans we are a strange mix of self reliant and pack dependent. Our pack changes depending on our stage of life, and what our current needs are. Family is our first pack, then we morph through school friends and onwards into life. Continue reading