I was incredibly fortunate the other week to receive an invitation from Channel 5 to come to London and meet with Paul Osbourne – the new Creative Director of the forthcoming Celebrity Big Brother series, as well as returning Executive Editor Tamsin Dodgson. I’ve been lucky enough over the past couple of years to also… Read More Meeting Big Brother
Being all warm and cosy inside in the winter when the rain is lashing down outside. Late afternoon walks in the countryside in autumn time. Chilling in a sun lounger on the patio with a good book and a bottle of cider on a hot day. Driving in the countryside during the autumn when all… Read More Things that make me happy
Apologies for the lack of blog posts over the past week. I’ve kind of gone from posting 5 days a week to posting absolutely nothing. It has been a particularly trying week though this week. My partner had to be admitted to hospital for yet another operation on Tuesday so my focus has really been… Read More Making progress, slowly.
I’ve been off of work for almost 9 months now and I’m bored. I’m bored of lie-ins, bored of what little mind-numbing daytime TV I watch and bored of the most exciting part of my week being when I get to go to Tesco and do the big shop. When I first approached my then… Read More Don’t let Twitter rule your life
I’ve not had the greatest few hours if truth be told. I guess I feel a bit like I’ve hit a mental brick wall and the only tools that I’ve been given in order to try and break through that wall are a feather and one of those wooden chip forks you get from the… Read More Self harm, suicidal thoughts and libraries
It’s strange how our minds can take a seemingly simple situation and twist it into something that we then perceive to be much more of an issue than it really is. That’s the problem for many of us suffering with a mental illness. Our minds tend to be incredibly over active at the worst possible… Read More Conversational anxiety