When life does not go your way, When your world falls apart, When your outlook is grey. Yes, you will get through this. When trouble lurks at your door, When … Continue reading Yes, You Will Get Through This
“Life seems sometimes like nothing more than a series of losses, from beginning to end. That’s the given. How you respond to those losses, what you make of what’s left, … Continue reading Keep It Real
Today, I need to share something about how appalled I am at our Conservative Government. I was shocked, recently, by a decision affecting my mother’s care. Our Conservative Government and … Continue reading Dear Conservative Govt.
One of the difficulties that people with Parkinson’s tell me about is their sense of frustration at the realisation their diagnosis has changed them forever. I know this feeling, myself. … Continue reading You Can Do Parkinson’s
Identity is a significant subject for people living with a chronic health disease/illness or disability. For some, the chronic health problem or disability is with them from birth. In those … Continue reading When Identity is Withdrawn
Life is a Rollercoaster. For me, this has been a landmark year. With the high points including the many fun gatherings with family and friends, making wonderful new friends, a … Continue reading Festive Tears on Standby
Surviving the loss of a loved one, who took their own life through suicide, has a number of complexities that the natural death of a loved one, may not necessarily … Continue reading You Are Not to Blame
Contrary to what one might expect, one of the most difficult aspects of completing a course of Counselling or Psychotherapy is, for some, the ending itself. The final stages of therapy, … Continue reading A Fond Farewell