I have just completed my first poll to see how people feel about certain things.
On this occasion, I asked this question:
If you are feeling ‘really’ bad about something in your life that affects YOU negatively’ (physically or emotionally) and someone says ‘It could be worse’ or ‘others suffer more’ does this:
……Continue reading ‘It could be worse’ poll, invalidation, and the results!
Since finally accepting my mum’s downward curve, mentally, and a few other stressful things, I decided to make a new start for myself. I wasn’t sure what, but new anyway.
I haven’t rushed. I decided to have a little holiday, at home. Time off from the usual. No counselling; nothing. And it has been amazing.
……Continue reading A bit of time off, a holiday, mindfulness, relaxation, getting stuff done – can I inspire you?
I popped in on mum and dad the other day. Mum, increasingly, thinks it’s a long time since she saw me. That makes me very sad. And, although she has always had lots of mood swings, her moods are changing much more differently now, as we also have a lot of tears in the mix
……Continue reading The D word ‘Dementia’ (Vascular) and mum