World Mental Health Day 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day and I wanted to give those who might be suffering a bit of hope. I'm so much better than I was this time last year, I can't believe in the change. There were times that I didn't think I'd ever get back to 'normal' but here I am back... Continue Reading →


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! I feel a... Continue Reading →

Havin’aLaugh Coffee Mornings

  I was just chatting to Tommy Marren on Mid West Radio about the Social Coffee Mornings in The Blind Tiger, Sligo. I explained about why the coffee mornings came about due to my mental health issues and I told Tommy all about the Havin'aLaugh Charity and how it helped me so much. Last year... Continue Reading →

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. I did feel myself slipping back a bit but I won't let myself go back to that dark place. I feel like I'm in... Continue Reading →

Sunday Reflections

I went along to The Change Your Mind Festival today. This morning my old friend anxiety was back and I really didn't want to go. In hindsight I should have listened to myself but I didn't want to let anyone down. So now I'm thinking by not wanting to let anyone down I kind of... Continue Reading →

Negative Nancy

I thought I was doing really well at this positive attitude malarky but I haven't got it under control just yet. I was doing so well until today, I thought I'd been asked to speak at an event - I was thrilled at the beginning but I didn't get a reply to the email that... Continue Reading →

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