Resilience is futile. Welcome yo part one of my series on resilience and why its a misused concept that does more damage than good. This post is NOT a cry for help or a cue for people to crawl out of the woodwork in pretend concern. We are fine, we always are, because that’s what […]READ MORE
Tag Archives: mental health recovery
Lockdown has been good and bad for my mental health.
Lockdown has been good and bad for my mental health. Why? This post is a harder one for me to write. Talking about my mental health these days feels trickier. Partly because I am aware that people reading this space don’t always feel comfortable about what I share and also because to be honest, I […]READ MORE
Taking a year. Taking time for us.
From May last year we declared that we were “taking a year”. We took time out. Why? Last year, we faced 2019 hoping that after what had been a brutal few months ending 2018, we would have a peaceful and gentle few months. Some issues we had dealt with had left us feeling bruised and […]READ MORE
It’s not me, it’s you…
Something I have learned in my journey to dealing with my own mental health and getting myself into a more fixed better place is that not everyone wants you to be in that better place. Not everyone has grace for you to change your life. People don’t cope very well when someone makes changes […]READ MORE