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It’s all too easy to moan, so today I am saying thank you! NHS, mum, dad and the UK

Every day I hear people moan, see people moan on-line, and most certainly moan myself. It is very easy to say what

I am thankful

we don’t like, what we want changed, what’s ‘not good enough’. Whether it’s a trip advisor review, a complaint about the government, a gripe with a family member or

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Nervous attack, panic attack, anxiety attack… Whatever you want to call it, I had one yesterday in group analysis – resentment, anger and depression

Have a cup of tea, and carry on!

OK so I have very recently written about how group analysis (I am the patient) is helping me to build my resilience for my counselling group (learning to be a counsellor) and it is… Every week I hear shocking, sad, awful stories of true life events.

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The best things come to those who wait and now is my time! Foster cats, moving home, recovery from mental illness and a sequel

March 2013 mittens my foster cat

I’ll keep this one brief…

For a very long time now I have been saying that old quote ‘The best things come to those who wait’ as in ‘be patient’. Thing is, all along, I have been patiently hoping my dreams would come true and have sought them

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‘My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me’ FREE kindle book on Amazon for my second anti-stigma campaign (mental illness)

Over 1200 people downloaded my book in my first anti-stigma (mental illness) campaign last August SEE THE POST AND COMMENTS ON IT BY CLICKING HERE (opens in a new window)

So, five months later, impulsively, I am doing it again!

If you would like to read it, it will be free from 12.00 am Pacific

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Schizophrenia, hearing voices, Radio, Thanksgiving, my mum’s schizophrenia and care for mentally ill patients

I just couldn’t let the debate over the lack of medical care for Schizophrenic patients go by without saying something. I grew up watching my mum suffering with catatonic schizophrenia after all!

I have read more articles this last week about the matter, but the biggest impact for me was listening to the Jeremy Vine

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A new stance, for adults only, Thailand, sorting out problems, holidays, bullying, rape, NHS, family issues, relationships and mock exams

*This is for adults only to read – it could be triggering* Before I start, I would like you to know that I have not written this article to gain sympathy, or as an excuse for doing less – my reasons are totally sincere and I feel I would like to share some of my

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