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 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?
Yep, it’s another rhyming ditty/poem thing… 🙂
my echium pininanna
Six weeks today, my mum fell down the stairs
I thought this time, supporting her, was more than I could bear
But she came out of ICU, trauma ward, and now can walk
Even though she is slow, needs a Zimmer frame,
……Continue reading The worst day of my life, thus far, in my forty one years – mum and vascular dementia