A Big Change – Physically Great; Mentally All Over the Place……

Kim and I have recently moved from Chiswick to Henlow in Bedfordshire.  To say it is a massive move is an understatement; both of us have been in London for around 20 years, so moving to the countryside is a big change.  While I grew up in the countryside, Kim lived in Johannesburg, so theContinue reading “A Big Change – Physically Great; Mentally All Over the Place……”

Time to Science the S**t out of this.

Science was never my strong point at school, and I wouldn’t say that it has been something I have been interested in since I left school; so, if you’d told me that I would be enjoying learning about some of the science behind Anxiety, Depression and Addiction, I would have laughed and shrugged it offContinue reading “Time to Science the S**t out of this.”

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”