Today…

Today was a day unlike any other. Today was a day like many others. 0230: Woke up with my jaw and head aching. I've been grinding my teeth of late which causes mild pain and disturbed sleep. 0400: My dreams are so vivid theses days. This one was a recurring dream I have where I'm … Continue reading Today…

The Bookshelf…

Bookshelf. Once upon a time there was a bookshelf. Although it was designed to store one row of books, overtime, additional weight had been added. There were books on top of books, photographs, a bowl where loose change and spare keys were kept and a small carriage clock. Despite carrying the additional load the bookshelf … Continue reading The Bookshelf…

World Mental Health Day…

World Mental Health Day. Wednesday October 10th is World Mental Health Day. In order to mark the occasion I thought I'd revisit a post I published in January 2018. Anxiety, Depression and Me was an attempt at opening up on my struggles with mental illness in the hope that it would help others fighting similar … Continue reading World Mental Health Day…

Inner Voice…

Inner voice.. I have two inner voices. One of them is loud and likes to torment me: You are worthless. Nobody likes you. Everybody is better than you. Your children don’t like you. You are pathetic. None of your friends like being around you anymore. You are going to lose everything. You are the worst … Continue reading Inner Voice…

Be kind to your mind…

Be kind to your mind. This week I’ve been feeling far from my best. Destructive thoughts, a crippling lack of energy and a general fear of the future. I’ve also delivered a, well received, two day leadership development programme. Sorted out a boiler issue in my flat for its new tenant (I actually fixed it … Continue reading Be kind to your mind…