As much as I dislike watching the news and tend to limit what I take in, it is increasingly difficult to not be affected by the constant bombardment of war footage, terrorist attacks, murder and suffering. When you are a highly sensitive & empathetic person, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the sadness of… Continue reading The aftermath of a traumatic incident
Ending the stigma of mental health is still proving to be a challenge, although in the UK we are getting ever closer to our goal of a deeper understanding, tolerance & acceptance of the importance of talking about our mental health. As somebody who has never known what life is like without mental health problems,… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness week
Sexual abuse of any kind, whether that is long term childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault, has a profound effect on whoever experiences it. Since starting my first blog nearly 2 years ago, I have come across so many sexual abuse survivors, who have brought me to tears with their resilience and courageousness. I have… Continue reading How sexual abuse affects survivors in intimate relationships-YouTube Video-Part 1
When a relationship starts off with subtle signs of possessiveness or teasing that undermines the partner, this may then escalate to full blown domestic violence. When one partner is trying to control the other partner in ways that are sometimes confusing and feel uncomfortable, then this may then escalate to complete and utter isolation from… Continue reading How to detect whether you or someone you care about is in an abusive relationship.
Today I am starting off my series of Q & A videos, where my viewers and subscribers are able to get their questions answered by me, in a video each week. Please feel free to ask me questions on the following topics: Complex PTSD Narcissistic abuse Dysfunctional relatioships Negative thinking Dealing with emotional flashbacks Anxiety… Continue reading Question & Answer- YouTube videos
Nobody told you when you were a child that life could feel so tough sometimes. Nobody told you that life could drain the joy right out of you, just when you thought things were getting better. Life is a crazy rollercoaster and you have to ride it out, no matter what it throws at you.… Continue reading You are not a failure
What do you define as beauty? Beauty for me is a lot of things. Photography and art is beautiful. The gorgeous colours of nature all around us is beautiful. A message of love and comfort is beautiful. The generosity & kindness in people’s eyes is beautiful. The strength & courage of the human spirit is… Continue reading Beauty is in the human spirit..