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Get your speak on…

I was very kindly 'volunteered' for my May challenge by a colleague, who happened to notice I had a gap in my calendar of events for the month! How helpful! 🙂  It was actually quite good in that I did not have to think up a May challenge  myself, however it was also quite a lot… Continue reading Get your speak on…

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A note on being ‘Enough’…

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10102855546773781&id=61009367&sfnsn=xmmo Recieved my new 'I am enough' necklace in the post today 💗 A good little reminder, and good time to remind others too! Questioning my 'enough' has been something that's gone hand in hand for me with the fear of judgement I've spoken about before. I spent a lot of time before submitting my… Continue reading A note on being ‘Enough’…

Wednesday Wonder Women

Going with the Flo…

First of my 'Wednesday Wonder Women' is the beautiful soul that is Flo Westbrook. Flo is a photographer who describes herself as "...passionate about capturing raw emotions and the stories of those I photograph." I was lucky enough to connect with Flo through 'The Silent Scream...' project. As part of the process and journey, she… Continue reading Going with the Flo…

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Taking Flight…

My March 'flying solo' challenge was predictably eventful, so it's taken me a while to get round to writing about it! This was the first time I've travelled by plane alone, un-medicated and in around 8 years. As I was helpfully reminded so often in the run up to the day, flying is not a… Continue reading Taking Flight…

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Reflecting on Re-invention…

The above picture is taken at the start of 2018, at the annual Edinburgh 'Loony Dook'.  Dookers take a jump into the icy cold river Forth on January 1st, in a tradition which i believe started as a hangover cure back in the 1980's!  On my part, it was an attempt to 'wash away' the… Continue reading Reflecting on Re-invention…

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Write here, Write NOW…

It turns out writing to a schedule and deadline is still super hard, who knew! I've been working over the last few months on a contribution to an anthology, themed around various mental health issues, put together by the wonderful Maria Alfieri. It's called 'The Silent Scream'. If you're interested in finding out more on… Continue reading Write here, Write NOW…

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‘The Struggle’ is real!

https://goo.gl/maps/qSP5Nx6K9zAfFEQq7 I found myself getting lost today in the lake district, and the Sat Nav on my phone repeatedly telling me to "continue along the struggle"😂 Apparently it's a real road name here, although it seemed like a perfectly timed personal message. My health and happiness journey is still on going, and the physical health… Continue reading ‘The Struggle’ is real!