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 […]

Happy Anniversary to Me

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 […]

Coffee mornings and connections

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.

A stumble – not a fall

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.

Change Your Mind

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 […]

Winning Ways

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!