Have to be honest a friend got me this book years ago but it still sat on the shelf, she wasn't being mean saying 'oii your house is a tip' but she knows I have some dark days through poor mental health and knew that a happy house made a happy person. So, fast forward… Continue reading The Magic of Tidying
So a while ago I heard some sad news, I was sort of expecting it but it was still really sad and truthfully not fully taken it all in yet. However, that's almost immaterial because what I found odd was people's reactions to this news. We are almost overloaded with fake news, false stories and… Continue reading Lies on the internet
The title is misleading for starters, because you don't feel, you are unable of distinguishing what is going on around you. It's just empty, not like a cave that echos and has odd flickering from water reflecting off the rock - it's just black and deathly quiet. The only sound is your internal battle thinking… Continue reading Depression and how it feels
I'd never heard of gas lighting before a few years ago, thought it was some archaic reference back to when houses actually had gas lights. Had no idea that I'd been subjected to it for many years, or even realised at the time what was going on. Manipulation is subtle, it's by stealth, and it's… Continue reading Warning, your lamps may be lit with gas
Yes the title is size does matter ladies - hopefully that's got your attention in the right way! Hopefully you're already a little angry at me - good, you're meant to be! And now I've got you a little angry I'll explain what I mean properly. You may think what do I have to worry… Continue reading Size really does matter ladies
How many times have you ever told another person they are worthless or stupid? No right, you just wouldn't. It's not appropriate, it's damaging and downright hurtful - so why is it ok to say it to yourself?? Conversation with another complete introvert who has also struggled on times and we were howling at the… Continue reading You’re worthless, and other unhelpful things we tell ourselves
Who pretends they didn't eat every chocolate in the box or pretends that they shared that packet of biscuits and no wasn't just them?? Probably quite a few, but for me I empty cartons to pretend I did eat it and I hide uneaten food and say yeah it's fine I ate earlier. For many… Continue reading No, I didn’t eat all the biscuits!