Depression – the ‘Black Dog’ – describes the state of having as persistently low mood over a long period of time, low enough to have a significant impact on virtually every aspect of your life. At its mildest, it… Read moreThe Black Dog
Modern life races on at seemingly lightning speed. Its hectic pace leaves many of us feeling stressed out, over-worked and with little or no time for the things we enjoy. Stress, over-stimulation and tiredness leave us feeling frustrated, irritable and… Read moreMeditate on this – life is a crazy train
‘Never.’ It’s a small, powerful word; an often final, punctuating, decisive way of drawing a line. “I am never doing that again.” “I never thought it would come to this.” “We never have the time anymore.” Do you feel like… Read moreNever Say ‘Never’ Again? Only when you want to take control.
Writer’s block. The dreaded feelings of terror, despair and hopelessness. The fingers are poised, the cursor is flashing, almost taunting, but nothing happens. You stare at the screen, paralysed. What’s going on? Will I ever break out of this funk?… Read moreThis Writer’s Block, It Might Come As A Shock!
Forgive me. Having reached the grand old age of (cough), I decided to take a moment to reflect on my life so far, your life-yet-to-come, and take the opportunity to share with you one or two thoughts and observations you… Read moreA letter to my 18-year-old self