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! I've bitten the bullet and booked... Continue Reading →

I will try to fix you

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'. This could happen with anyone that I come into contact with.... Continue Reading →

Re-evaluating the Situation

Since being diagnosed with anxiety I've spent quite a lot of time looking at the way I behave, it's quite therapeutic in a way, it's also quite annoying. I've realised I'm a bit of a control freak and I kind of like to be in charge. This makes me sound really awful but what I... Continue Reading →

Facing the Fear

It's been a busy week. Most of the time I haven't wanted to leave the house but I forced myself. Yesterday was one of those days, I wanted to go out to get some plants for the garden but as I sat in the house, with my hands and head shaking (the head shaking is... Continue Reading →

A New Chapter

Do you ever feel that life is ticking along just fine and bang someone pulls the rug out from beneath your feet? Well this happened to us in the last few weeks. Now I'm probably making it sound a lot more dramatic than it is but I'm usually great at coping with things and this... Continue Reading →

Get Up and Go – Sligo 2014

I was invited along to the inaugural Get Up and Go event in the Clarion Hotel, Sligo on Saturday. It was an early start with registration at 8.30am and a day full of speakers from all walks of life. I have to admit I'm not the best person at sitting down listening for long periods... Continue Reading →

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