It’s been a year since I had a panic attack in a mindfulness class. I think there should be cake at the very least. It’s probably been the strangest year of my adult life. A whole host of emotions tumbling through my head and a roller-coaster of feelings. This particular panic attack was a low point.
Ah lads the insomnia is getting out of control. I haven’t had the phone next to the bed for a week and I’m still wide awake at 2am. All sorts of things go through my head, it’s like a non-stop movie. I finally gave up and came downstairs and here I am….prepare for a ramble.
You might have read my blog post from yesterday about my fairly disastrous day. Well today is a new day so it required me to pick myself and dust myself off.
I’m going to be at the Change Your Mind Festival on Sunday at the Clayton Hotel in Sligo. This is a fantastic, free, family festival promoting positive mental health with lots of speakers, music, entertainment and so much more. You know about my battle with mental health so here are some things that might help you or a family member that might be going through a difficult time.
It’s been a great week. I’m still celebrating my birthday – in my head anyway! My friend took me for lunch at the Coach House Hotel in Ballymote yesterday and I skipped the main course and went straight to the dessert with mini doughnuts and melted Nutella – yum!
I’ve started with a new counsellor and what always amazes me is the things that come up even when you don’t realise they even existed. There was a ‘light bulb’ moment this week when it dawned on me that I try to ‘fix people’.