Imposter Syndrome

Move over mindfulness there’s a new buzz word in town. Just lately I’ve been seeing talk of imposter syndrome all over the place. Andrea Mara, who’s a fantastic writer (check out her books), was on Ireland AM last week talking about it. You can watch back here, if you aren’t in Ireland you might not […]

Two years on

The pic on the left from 2017, the pic on the right 2019. A memory came up on my Facebook page today. It was me at the Sligo Summer Festival with Andy (my hubby). I remember it well. I was terrified. The smile hid the turmoil that was going on inside me. At that time […]

Waterfall Ireland

Thoughts on Friday

Yesterday was a real mixed bag of a day. Firstly I went to Tubbercurry for a Reiki treatment which I was delighted to win. I was so exhausted when I arrived to Tanya’s clinic. You know the way you feel bone tired? I felt like my energy was completely gone. I’ve had Reiki a couple […]

Sunday Sunday

March seems to be flying, or is that just me? There have been a lot of different events that I’ve been to and I was thinking back to how I was this time last year. I used to turn up to things, take one look at everyone and leave again. I started to push myself […]

Turf and Treats

I decided to start celebrating my birthday early and when I say early I mean ten days early. Although to be fair it’s been a year of celebrating. For me 50 is definitely the new 40. I’ve been much more grounded and comfortable. I think being 50 suits me. On Friday I headed to Rosses […]

Some thoughts on Mental Health

I was reading about a workshop that is taking place next week with the HSE regarding mental health services (I still hate the term mental health but anyway). It got me thinking about my situation and how I felt it could have been handled differently. It took me a long time to pluck up the […]