Walking into the Present……

“If you are depressed, you are living in the past.  If you are anxious, you are living in the future.  If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” – Lao Tzu I find that I constantly bounce between depressed and anxious; one emotion seems to feed the other until they create aContinue reading “Walking into the Present……”

Fit For Work, Just Making it All Up?

When you are listening to someone talk about their mental health problems, it is always important to remember that the route cause is specific to them, it is created by their own, individual, experience. I mention this because I am going to try and explain the reasons why I say I cannot work. Most ofContinue reading “Fit For Work, Just Making it All Up?”

Wading Through Treacle….

At the moment everything feels like a massive challenge.  Having to make major changes to your life is bloody difficult at the best of times however, when the changes are forced and not really of your doing, it makes it even tougher to come to terms with. I have tried to keep myself calm andContinue reading “Wading Through Treacle….”

Stress at Work: The Overloaded Inbox

Modern technology is meant to make life easier, and while in part it does, it is also the cause of a lot of stress, especially at work. E-mail is just one of those technological achievements.  While it is great to be able to contact someone quickly and is environmentally friendly, it also adds a lotContinue reading “Stress at Work: The Overloaded Inbox”

Nadiya, Anxiety & Me – A Great Insight to Anxiety.

I really admire the courage it took for Nadiya Hussain to make the documentary about her struggles with anxiety, and I applaud the way it was presented because it showed very clearly that anxiety is complex and not always logical. Understanding the complexities of anxiety is hard enough as it is, especially for those whoContinue reading “Nadiya, Anxiety & Me – A Great Insight to Anxiety.”