Chronic conditions are a full time unwanted job. There are hours each day that are dedicated to keeping me functioning – and I’m not alone in this unseen part of daily life. Today I’m shining a light on what you don’t see.
Category: Mental Health
I Was Once Petrified of Hugs
It’s a strange thing when an action that is meant to be comforting becomes scary and unsettling. It was something I never expected to occur.
You Are Not Meant To Keep Your Foot On The Stepping Stone Forever
This blog may be my stepping stone – a little update on my blogging plans.
Your Medical Experiences Give You Skills Too
Why should we hire people with disabilities? What skills are they learning when they aren’t able to work? Answer: Great skills that EVERY organisation needs.
Musings & Meditations – December 12 2022
anything or anyone
that does not bring you alive
is too small for you.
From Depressed To Blogger To Business Owner
A lot can change in a short amount of time when you choose what feels right and true to you.
Why We Should All Be Fighting For Disability Equality and Justice
‘If it was adjusted just slightly, it would be so much more inclusive’.
Musings & Meditations – December 1 2022
“I’m gonna survive this one too”.
Book Therapy – The Girl Who Fell From The Sky
Occasionally you will meet someone who will make you wonder what makes them glow so brightly that you can’t look away. Emma Carey is one of those people, and her new book, The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, shows us what makes her shine bright.
Book Therapy – Between Two Kingdoms
This book did a good job of breaking my heart, and piecing it back together with gold glue.
‘Recovery’ is Different For Everyone
Recovery is quite a process regardless of what you are going through, and it is something that we have to be careful to not assume what the end goal may be for the person experiencing it.
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Book Therapy – Grounded
In this Book Therapy post, we are exploring Ruth Allen’s book Grounded: How connection with nature can improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
The People Who Connect With Your Story Will Surprise You
It may be the most unlikely of people or in completely different circumstances, and that’s why it’s important to share – so someone else feels connected and seen and feels safe to say ‘me too’.
The Lightkeeper’s List – Volume 5
Welcome to Volume 5 of the Lightkeeper’s List!
Permission To Rest
It’s time to give ourselves permission to rest – it is a vital part of our health and wellbeing.
The Opposite of Stress is Trust
This short sentence has stayed with me for years, it is stuck to my fridge as a reminder, and has become a guiding light in my stress management and decision making processes.
Book Therapy – Calm
Calm book is the perfect companion and inspiration for mindful activities and is written by the co-founder of the super popular and my personal favourite meditation app, Calm.
Musings & Meditations – November 18 2021
Gratitude turns what we have into enough…
Ending Each Day On A Good Note: My Daily Gratitude Practice
After a long day of trying to keep your head up and survive, it can be hard to remember the good little things that happened during the day. Gratitude becomes a giant exhale for the day. Get the bad stuff out of the way, and let’s focus on the good things and lighten the load.
The Reintroduction Process
As someone who has had to take extended periods of time away from the workplace, social and community situations, it can be a mixed bag of emotions when you are returning back into those spaces and amongst a lot of people. I’m sharing my thoughts on the reintroduction process today on the blog.