I’m still here!

I haven’t written a blog post in months. Not because I haven’t wanted to, I’ve just been really, really busy. It’s safe to say I lost my blogging mojo a bit, too. This time last year I would never have gone this long without writing a post, no matter what else I had going on. Lately, not so much. I quit my job in April and started a new one… View Post

You can’t always be brave

It’s really hard to be fine all the time. For some, being fine takes a lot more effort than most realise, which naturally means that sometimes, you’re just too damn tired to do it. Sometimes you’re just too damn tired to be fine. This is something that I’m finding really hard to accept and I’m not really sure how to be OK with it. I get so frustrated with myself… View Post

A Short Retreat at The Vicarage, Cheshire

Earlier on this week, Charlie and I took a trip to Cheshire to stay at The Vicarage hotel. I had no idea what to expect as I’d never been to this particular village before – Holmes Chapel – and had only spent a small amount of time looking into the venue. I’d been asked to try out one of their six new luxury signature rooms and the first thing I… View Post

Self Care Sunday: Trust Me, It’s Important

One of the key things when it comes to mental health is being able to practice self care – even when you don’t want to. And I get it, most of the time you won’t want to. But the key thing here is that it doesn’t have to be a huge gesture of love. I’m not asking you to love yourself – if you do, great, you’re doing brilliantly –… View Post

This is what recovery means for me

Recovery really is very different for different people. It totally depends on the individual and it’s a long – and somewhat tiring – process. Small things that may mean nothing to others have turned out to be huge for me, and it’s important to recognise that. Every single victory – small or big – should be recognised. So here is my brain dump on what recovery means for me. Photo… View Post