Let’s talk about: loneliness

Loneliness is a funny old entity. One which we commonly associate with a lack of social contact or no social contact whatsoever. Of being Alone. And yet the reality is there are times when loneliness can strike when you are not alone but surrounded by people. It’s a horrible feeling to have to feel all alone in a sea of people. To feel so disconnected from … Continue reading Let’s talk about: loneliness

Some practical tips for getting through #NaNoWriMo

  A little bit of a different post today but as it’s over the halfway point of NaNoWriMo now and I’m mostly to be found squirrelled away with my laptop I thought that I’d share some practical tips about how to help you through NaNoWriMo if you’re attempting it too. Similarly, if you frequently write a lot, be it for work or school or for … Continue reading Some practical tips for getting through #NaNoWriMo

Tell self doubt to do one [coping with anxiety]

  I am most definitely one of life’s listeners. In fact, I probably listen more than I talk. However, there’s one area where most of us could do with listening to a whole lot less and that is to those pesky self-doubting voices inside our own heads. Whether we suffer from anxiety or not, self-doubt is something that can (and does) affect most, if not … Continue reading Tell self doubt to do one [coping with anxiety]

How to be a good friend to someone with depression or suicidal feelings

  Long time no see, my apologies. As you might have guessed from my last few posts I’ve been struggling with my mental health, it’s as though the life, hope and will to go on have just upped and left and so blogging has not really been a priority, as I’m sure you can appreciate. However, I did feel compelled to write about this topic, … Continue reading How to be a good friend to someone with depression or suicidal feelings

Mental health awareness month: Enough with the tough love!

Ha, there was me saying about writing some lighter posts and bam you get 2 serious ones one after the next. But this blog is a place for me to vent and process and lately, I have so much to get off my chest. And it’s because of that which leads me on to today’s blog topic. I recently decided to seek help because my … Continue reading Mental health awareness month: Enough with the tough love!