Which are you? Do you even have to choose? I say NO! I call Bullshit on either/or. I say you can be whoever you damn well choose and be both at the same freaking time if it suits you! As a woman I am so often delicate, sensitive, easily wounded and affected by the slightest energetic breeze; yet for … More Delicate Flower or Warrior Queen?
Memory I remember… I remember… I forget what I remember. I knew it. I know I knew it. I had it right here on the tip of my…right here. (points to tongue) I KNOW I know it! Try counting? Numbers? Well that’s easy isn’t it: ( watches thumb and fingers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) … More Memory. A Poem
This may possibly be the hardest thing I have ever written, but I feel I cannot write about parenting without at some point addressing The Elephant in the Room: Post Natal Depression So many of you will have experienced this, or watched your partner struggle with life at a time when everyone tells you you … More THe Elephant in the Room
YES! This! Whoop Whoop! At last somwone has had the balls and the sense to say what a lot of us have been thinking for so long. As an ex-parent governor i have long asked for skills based learning to be introduced, the opportunity for ALL children to discover what they are good at and … More Mediocre Failures
Mind response to Media headlines about the Greenwings Crash The horrifying events of this last week have left the whole of Europe reeling, but those affected by , or involved in Mental Health Issues are once again finding themselves under attack. I want to take a look – not at the Germanwings case, which is … More Time to Talk…again
As someone who lives with depression and uses medication daily to manage my condition I often find myself tripping up and not taking care of myself. Scheduling appointments; calling my doctor to make an appointment in advance of needing a new prescription, but not so far ahead that the computer system cannot book me it … More Introducing the Radical Honesty Manifesto. Want to Join my Tribe?
They say’ Write what’s hardest to write.’ Write what makes you cry’.’ Be Real’. But what if that very act of writing what is true for you, will break another’s heart? What if your every motivation is to be a kind and healing force, but your very existence is the epitome of pain and … More Why it’s so hard to write the Truth