Category Archives: self care

Under pressure

It is 9:00 am and I am sitting in my pj’s and writing, actually writing to stop myself from beating myself up, because today I had promised myself that I would get up in time to go for a swim, … Continue reading

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Stumbling on….

This week has been a strange week for me, a set back really in my recovery from depression; I have found it hard to motivate myself, twice I went back to bed because I did not have the energy for … Continue reading

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Calling the Black Dog by name…

Dear Black Dog, you and I have a strange relationship, at one time you were there in my life making your presence felt everyday, blocking out the sun and demanding attention. I learned to tame you by befriending you, by … Continue reading

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Onwards; pondering my journey…

I am sitting today and reflecting, a year ago I was preparing to move, into the last few weeks of living in Blackpool which were filled with lovely affirmations of all kinds from friendships to ministry, and the joy of … Continue reading

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Time for a change ( on loving myself)

I have made a decision today, and that decision is to put myself first, to say no more often, to take time out, and to ask myself what I want to do. I know that, that may sound selfish, but … Continue reading

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