Today I want to talk about overcoming the fear of the unknown. I realise that everyone deals with 'the unknown' in different ways and the things that cause them to fear it are complex, unpredictable and diverse. My current challenges lie within two predominant areas: flying and being around large congested crowds. I'm going to … Continue reading Overcoming The Fear of The Unknown, One Panic Attack at a Time
***UPDATE*** I've finally had a formal assessment for my mental health. Even though I feel the jury is still out on Cyclothymia, my psychiatrist has confirmed the original diagnosis of Bipolar 2, Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. To be honest, I am not worried. I am still 'relearning' about Bipolar 2 and how it differs from Cyclothymia, and … Continue reading The daily swings explained: understanding a Cyclothymic mind.
Just a quick post today to say a BIG thank you to the people who have begun supporting me and buying my little eBook, It's Just Time to Be You over the past week or so. The book only has a dozen or so pages, and is designed to get you thinking about who you … Continue reading Gratitude Day 12 – It’s the Little Things
Can these critics honestly say that social cyber relationships are inferior or even bad? What will they say to a friend who reaches out on Facebook and says they are suffering with depression, anxiety, or even thoughts of suicide?
So I missed writing all together yesterday. Technically speaking today should be Day 8 but I'm stubborn. And a little OCD. Missing Day 7 just feels wrong 🙂 So why didn't I write yesterday? Let's just say it was a hard day and leave it at that, shall we? If you'd seen me I may … Continue reading Gratitude Day 7 – Sometimes being grateful is bloody hard work
I realised today that there are times when I binge on fiction novels, or at least books in general and today I finished Insurgent, book number 2 in the Divergent Series by Veronica Roth. Gosh I just love her work! When I finished it though I went from feeling relaxed and happy to enjoy a … Continue reading Gratitude Day 6 – The mind is a curious thing
I'm posting late tonight as I genuinely forgot about it earlier in the day and have just returned from a drive to Sydney and back to pick up the hubster from his work. The trains would have had him returning home close to midnight, and with a turn around starting at 5am tomorrow, this seemed … Continue reading Gratitude Day 5 – We do live in a blessed country after all
Today I've been thinking about flexibility. No, not the gymnastic kind. Even though I am short enough for the sport, I remember watching open mouthed as my son's girlfriend, who is a dancer, casually pulled her leg up into the air so that her ankle was positioned next to her cheek. Good Lord! The kind … Continue reading Gratitude Day 4 – Treasure the Moments that Shape Us
But then there are days when I feel like my skin is expanding and I have bubbles of life source flowing through me and around me. These are the 4D days, when I create, sometimes with copious amounts of energy and motivation.
So, with NaNoWriMo over for the year, I thought that being in the habit of writing something on a daily basis was great and even though I didn't end up writing every day, I certainly wrote a lot more than usual. With this in mind I am inspired to finish off the year with a … Continue reading Gratitude Day 1