201, 2017

Closing out 2016

By |January 2nd, 2017|Goal Setting, Grief, Self care, Spirit, Stress|1 Comment

I spend a lot of time on Facebook. I know, shocking, right!

My Facebook feed has been inundated with status updates about how horrible the year has been to people. This is followed by how glad people will be to see the end of it and how much they want 2017 to be better.

There has been […]

1205, 2015

Insignificant grains of sand

By |May 12th, 2015|Grief, Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Wellness|0 Comments

Life can be a fragile balance of emotions. One minute things are sweetness and light, and the next they are deep and dark. The emotions associated with each can create a rollercoaster of chaotic thoughts that send you into a spin. It’s often difficult to even decipher what you’re feeling and actually managing the thoughts […]

2411, 2014

Eat food, not feelings

By |November 24th, 2014|Grief, Stress, Wellness|0 Comments

1408, 2014

Reaching for the Light

By |August 14th, 2014|Grief, Mental Health, Self care, Stress|0 Comments

This was posted on Facebook on August 13 by Kat Lambert and in my opinion it needs to be shared. Widely. It especially needs to be seen by those that live with depression and thoughts of suicide. It’s a long post so you might like to grab a cuppa and settle in. And it’s confronting, […]

2202, 2014

Dementia

By |February 22nd, 2014|Grief, Mental Health, Stress|0 Comments

When people think about dementia they usually (accurately) think about memory loss, forgetfulness and not recognising others, particularly family members. What most people aren’t aware of is that dementia is classified on the DSM. If you remember from our very first post in this focus month on mental health, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is […]

2812, 2013

When someone you love dies

By |December 28th, 2013|Grief, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are born, we live, we learn, we grow.

And then we die.

Death is a part of life.

Like a lot of people, I am no stranger to grief. Three of my grandparents died when I was a child and as an adult this has been followed by a step grandmother (paternal), my parents, my older brother, […]