Book Therapy – Between Two Kingdoms

(Trigger warning: cancer, death, illness, grief, The book contains graphic medical content and speaks about grief surrounding suicide.) “Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick,” Susan Sontag wrote in Illness as Metaphor. “Although we all prefer to use only the good passport,…

When I Am Lost, Remind Me Of What I Am Good At

Sometimes, we need someone to point us towards our north star – of what we are good at and enjoy – when we can’t see it through our own darkness. Today on the blog I’m talking about a different kind of support that got me through some hard days when I couldn’t do what I loved.

‘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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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.

Musings & Meditations – December 2 2021

It’s International Day of Persons with Disability tomorrow, Friday 3rd December! Today I am sharing one of the moving quotes by Robin M. Eames from the anthology Growing Up Disabled in Australia.  

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.

Taking A Break

The time has come for me to press pause on the blog and take some time out to recharge my creative batteries.

Musings & Meditations – May 12 2021

May 12th is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND) so here are a few words today in honour of the Lady with the Lamp.

Using The Ring Theory For Your Kvetching Order

Imagine this: someone close to you is going through a crisis and you don’t want to say the wrong things to them, however you have your own worries that you need to release through conversation. Who is the best person for you to talk to?