Depression and Self Blame.

What would you say if I told you that Life Loves You and the Universe wants the Best for You? You might think I really have lost my mind, and that I’m talking a load of rubbish. During my struggle with anxiety and depression, I would have said that the world was against me IContinue reading “Depression and Self Blame.”

Finding Something to Hold on to – The Healing Power of Words.

I recently read ‘Black Rainbow’ by Rachel Kelly, which is the incredible journey of her struggle with depression. The main focus of the book is about how Rachel’s love of poetry gave her the solace she needed during the darkest of times, and how these words gave her the inner strength to deal with herContinue reading “Finding Something to Hold on to – The Healing Power of Words.”

Time to Focus on the Present….. The Power of Now

Accept – Then Act “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.  Always work with it, not against it”. Eckhart Tolle I have recently read ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle; I was introduced to his writings when I first went to ASCA and had an introductory interview withContinue reading “Time to Focus on the Present….. The Power of Now”

Can Caffeine Make you More Depressed?

During January I hit a serious bout of depression, which was at a level that was hugely magnified compared to what I had experienced before. I had no energy, wanted to stay in bed, and the anxiety was really bad; I was more irritable and would get angry at the smallest thing to a pointContinue reading “Can Caffeine Make you More Depressed?”