Mother’s Day. A different view.

Yesterday (11th March) in the UK was mother’s day, a day to celebrate the woman who brought you up. A day of Flowers, breakfasts in bed, and homemade cards from Little ones. I read posts online with an outpouring of love and laughter. Some of grief for mothers not with us. Some of love for…

Why couldn’t she stay?

A girl I went to University with sadly took her own life in August. Since then she has played on my mind. We were friends, we went to lectures together, but we weren’t close. We kept up and commented on each other’s Facebook and other social media, I hadn’t seen her since 2010/2011. You might…

Perfection. 

Sugarplum Sparkles on Instagram, got me thinking about this (if you don’t follow her, you should, click on her name) What is perfection? Who gave us the concept of perfection? Why do we hold ourselves to unachievable ideals? Why do we hold others to the same ideals? Why must we appear perfect? Why can’t we…

A snapshot of depression!

How many times do you question if it is you? How many times do you blame yourself, ask what is wrong with you?or why you did or said that? How many times do you berate yourself in your own mind. Before you realise that it’s not you. It’s not you at all.  Depression is merciless,…

Living with disabilities and Mental health Guest Blog by Carol Anne

Hi everyone. my name is Carol Anne.  I am an alter in a dissociative system. For those of you who don’t know what that means, basically it means I share my body with others, alter personalities, I am dissociative, I have what is known as DID – dissociative identity disorder, Which begins from early trauma,…

15 Habits of people with concealed depression. 

Depression is a very serious mental illness that often goes unnoticed for years. People with concealed depression are battling demons within themselves all on their own. They are not sharing their struggles and do not want to burden those around them. You see, for most people wounds are not something we are open about. We tend…

I am here….just! 

Despite having plenty of time to it down and write a blog, I’m struggling to get back into if I’m honest. Not just blogging but liking, reading, sharing and of course posting!  I know whilst that brings me anxiety. The recent terror attacks in the news make me extra anxious. I worry for the future….

When a negative brings so many positives…

Happy Sunday! You may or may not have noticed, I have been missing for a few weeks. My phone broke, which prompted a full social media hiatus! I enjoyed every minute of not being online. Without realizing or had come to a time where social media and I had fallen out of love. I was…

Killing me with kindness

As I have previously mentioned I would write about my trip to Newcastle when I had calmed down a little. Whilst I am calm,the sadness I feel is still there. Maybe writing it down might help? Who knows! So,I was on the train and I felt confident in my outfit, minimal make up and my…