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I am dedicating this post to my rescue cat Titus who enhances my life and helps my mental health recovery!

Titus during a car journey

It occurred to me that I share photos and snippets about my rescue cat, Titus, on Facebook and Twitter, but not much here on my blog, so I decided to dedicate a whole post to him, as he is a wonderful little creature and I want to celebrate cats.

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Mindfulness, using the senses for mental health, Fostering cats, Animals as therapy for mental health, can you help?

April 2013 Titus playing

There are many natural things we can do to improve our mental health; exercise, hobbies, socialising, relaxation techniques or learning new coping skills are some examples. Another very helpful experience can be looking after or petting animals.

There are schemes like ‘animal assisted therapy’ where a dog is present to

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Compassion for humans and animals is the soul of humanity, my mum’s abuse and how music is key- animal therapy and music therapy for stress relief

Gorgeous little Charlie my foster kitten

I have been spending much more time with my dad lately, building bridges and nurturing my love for him as a father, due to his triple heart bypass operation and many other adversities he has had to overcome this year and my involvement in those things.

In doing

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Launching my sequel ’39’ for Amazon Kindle – the follow up from ‘My Alien Self’

The cover for ’39’

I have now published ’39′, my sequel to ‘My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me’ on Amazon as an e-book (for kindle) CLICK THIS LINK TO SEE THE BOOK

As you can see that the cover is very bright and portrays the colourful part of my personality and the

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Excitement, joy, illness and sadness = life! But it’s how you deal with it that counts!

I finally took my dad for his angiogram on Wednesday to get the diagnosis for his angina type pains. It took me over six months to get him to go to the doctor, and many nights sobbing to Chris at how frustrating it was that dad wouldn’t help himself, despite his suffering.

“I don’t want

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