"We are more than just our own mental health"@recovery_in_writing I had the amazing opportunity to read and review a beautiful book by the author Gillian Smith. The book ‘Make Yourself’ is inspiring. That is the one single word to describe it. Once you start to read it, you just can’t put it down. Page after … Continue reading ‘Make Yourself’ A meeting with the author Gillian Smith.
Hi, Have you ever shone a light through a prism and seen all the different colours fly out at different angles? For those who have read my previous blog “Never Give Up” you will know that August has been an emotional month. Life has literally been pulling me in all angles possible. All is not … Continue reading Angles of August
Having spent the vast majority of time over the last few weeks sitting at the bedside of one of my butterflies I have had the time to think, and reflect. On a number of things, including my own mental health, on hers, on family, and in my blog page. One thing that hit home was … Continue reading Never Give Up
I suppose when you put your mind to it, in the space of 6 minutes you can do quite a bit. For example Do 15 push upsWrite a letter to a friend/family memberMake your bedEnjoy a cup of tea/coffeePut the laundry onMeditation A lot of other things can happen in the space of 6 minutes … Continue reading 6 Minutes.
To my butterfly who is fighting, I see you fighting. When you wake up in the morning wash those dried tears from the night before. I see you fighting. As you prepare yourself for the day ahead, gathering every ounce of energy you have just to get yourself ready to face the world. I see … Continue reading Letters of Hope – To My Fighting Butterfly.