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. [...]

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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 [...]

OCD – Intrusive Thoughts

Oil Paint 🎨 OCD  When you suppress your thoughts because your mind is ugly You blame yourself for everything Everything bad You tell yourself you are a terrible person With sick thoughts Realising the ins and outs of OCD Doesn't necessarily make it better Yes, now you know that these thoughts are not representative of [...]

Only some will Understand the effects of OCD

Struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has been an arduous journey. It had kept me confined, distraught and wrecked havoc on my life. Amongst the many battles we face struggling with mental health, one of the issues that surround OCD is that many people do not believe it is real and treat is a joke and [...]

Sorry Not Sorry

So why are we apologising all the time? Especially when were apologising for things we are not sorry for. Things that we cannot control don't make us bad people.  I switched off my communication and when I when I switch if back on my automatic response is to apologise for not getting in touch right [...]