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strength

Mental health

To my strong, exhausted friend.

By On 16th August 2017

Dear you, I see you. … You cover it well, but I know how tired you are. Pretending you are coping, painting on a bright smile and saying ‘everything is fine’. Worn out from hiding the effort it is taking you to get through each day. You rarely let your guard down. Occasionally I glimpse, past the work, the relentless…

Family / Mental health

A key to living in the present.

By On 14th June 2017

We have been in Anglesey for about 8 weeks now. It has been fantastic. As I write this I am outside sat at the table under the parasol. If I look up I can see the mountains of Snowdonia in the distance and the patchwork of fields, with the occasional house or farm dotted in between. The swallows that have…

Mental health

Anxiety is my superpower.

By On 22nd August 2016

I opened my computer the other day to check something and somehow found myself on Facebook (how does that happen?). I followed a link someone had posted to the page of a blogger I have long admired but rarely read (not sure why): Glennon Doyle Melton (of Momastery). I scrolled down, glancing at the small amount of text she had…