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 […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year?

I’m still behind on blog posts but that’s OK. It’s been a busy week trying to get things organised for Christmas, finishing up work which included two interviews to do this week as well, so I found myself getting stressed. I was meant to be getting presents yesterday but took one look at the queues […]

An Anxiety Reminder

This old anxiety is a strange thing. I thought I was doing OK, I thought I was doing really well in fact, until last night. I was going to a dinner and instead of arriving early as I would normally do I was a bit later. So when I walked into the room there were […]

Coffee, companionship….and chest pains

We had our Annual Fundraising Coffee Morning for Havin’ a Laugh today and it was a lovely morning with great support….so why do I feel like an eejit? Because I forgot one of the raffle prizes. We were offered a fantastic alpaca walk for four people and somehow I forgot all about it this morning. […]

Back to earth

It’s taken me quite a while to get over the Romanian trip. I was feeling quite out of sorts over the last few days but thankfully I’m feeling good again today. I realise now that tiredness combined with insomnia isn’t good for my mental health at all. I had a couple of things to do […]

A mindful catch up

It’s been ages since I’ve written about how I’m doing in general. I think that’s probably the best sign that I’m doing OK as I haven’t felt the need to write about anything. The break away seems to have fixed my insomnia, I hope I’m not jinxing it now by saying that!