Why Write?

I always have a multitude of words and blog posts going around in my head. Some get written, others don’t. I find sometimes I’m asked to go to things so that I’ll write about them; I don’t write about everything though. I don’t go to many things I’m invited to now either, I go if […]

I met someone today….

Someone who I hadn’t seen in at least 6 years. They asked me what happened to me. I wasn’t sure where the conversation was going until they explained that I look like I’m lit up from the inside. Do you know that’s exactly how I feel. I feel like I have the sun inside me […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year is probably the best I’ve been for a long time in terms of mental health. If you are a regular reader to the blog you’ll know I’ve had depression, anxiety and panic attacks over the last few years. I was on TV last week talking […]

Claire Byrne Live

It was a shock to be asked to be on the Claire Byrne Live show talking about panic attacks, anxiety and depression. It’s hard to condense over two years into two minutes though and I was very nervous so I didn’t get to say all the things I wanted to say. To give you a […]

The turning point

It’s two years ago since I hosted the first Havin’aLaugh Coffee Morning. Some of you might remember it, some of you might not so here’s a bit of background. Around three years ago I got hit out of the blue with depression, I say hit because that’s what it felt like. It seemed like one […]

Gym’ll Fix It

Well I’ve bitten the bullet and joined a gym. Kilronan Castle have a great deal on off-peak membership and it’s on my way to work – so I’m giving it a try. It’s also in a lovely scenic location (the photo above is the driveway). Summer came – minus the weather, so I sat on […]