Hair loss, Hair thinning & Trichotillomania

Where to start? I've dealt with trich for many years, sometimes I wonder if people notice it. I wonder if they notice me doing it rather than the end result. I pull out my eyebrows and hair, I used to pull out my eyelashes. It's such an innate thing that sometimes I don't realise I'm [...]

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I’m sick of being invisible

Towards the end of last year became the start of the beginning for me. The real essence of it, I found hope. I started to believe that I could live a full life. Who knows when it could be but I'm at the start and that's something. My journey of recovery has been all over [...]

New Beginnings – New Moon

With the new moon this morning, it not only marked the beginning of the end of the year but the start to things anew, letting go of things that do not serve us and the new possibilities ahead. Here is a meditation I'd like to share and a new moon manifestation- Go to a place [...]

Coming Up For Air – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

My day to day struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder are hard enough, but during this time of year, the christmas period I struggle a lot more. I always associate christmas with high anxiety in the sense that one of my obsessions is with safety and then in turn the compulsion of checking. I feel it [...]

Am I A Fraud?

Am I A Fraud?I advocate self care but find myself short in enforcing it myself.  As my self care week went down the drain and all the work that I had put in since leaving hospital in putting myself first and being compassionate to myself went down with it; I find myself at the beginning. [...]

Self Care 

Having a difficult week, I forced myself to attend yoga on Sunday. This sunday was Women's Circle which was focusing on forgiveness. Starting off with yoga nidra we then went into mediations for forgiveness. Although I did not feel any forgiveness move within me, whether outwards or inwards, I did feel something else. My mind [...]

Let’s Be Honest….

Okay let's be honest, life isn't waiting for me. Life doesn't wait for us because we have an illness, life continues to zoom by without thought. The one thing that has struck me the most is that work does not wait, you'd think there would be an element of empathy or genuine concern.  I've been [...]