Christmas Grotto Amanda Green Sandra Dean
I have found myself saying to people how I look forward to Christmas being over. Then, today, I realised this was terribly negative and unhelpful. It’s just that I have been feeling a bit lonely and alone in my troubles. Oh yes, I might be a counsellor, but
……Continue reading Single at Christmas, loneliness, helping others, helping oneself and don’t wait for New Year’s resolutions!
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
I am being forced, if you like, to think about age. Together with ‘death’, and ‘time’, it’s another topic I usually try to
Me at 41
avoid. They make me anxious, sad and far too thoughtful. But, my parents are ageing quickly, it seems, since losing certain things in their lives and being forced
……Continue reading The subject of age – how much do we really think about the elderly and getting older? Empathy or ignorance? And what about us?
I’m so excited I had to write about it straight away!
Oh my gosh, I have just come back from my appointment at the local volunteering centre and I have so many options now – I’m even starting a little job this Friday!
The interview, with the very lovely lady who manages the volunteering roles
……Continue reading Hooray for today! I’ve just been to my local volunteering centre for my initial appointment – Volunteering options are great! I start Friday!