The truth behind living life to it’s fullest – By Sandra Skelton.

I am a huge believer in the idea that you only get one chance at life and that it is not a dress rehearsal. To ignore that will only bring you regret of a life wasted. It took me a very long time to learn the truth behind those statements and with that knowledge IContinue reading “The truth behind living life to it’s fullest – By Sandra Skelton.”

5 things not to say to someone with mental health problems.

1) But why are you depressed? What have you got to be depressed about. Maybe nothing. Why have you got a cold when it’s warm outside? Getting the message? Things that seem trivial to some are huge for others and maybe there’s not a specific reason. Remember it’s a chemical imbalance, an illness like anyContinue reading “5 things not to say to someone with mental health problems.”

Mindfulness

As a rule I’m not very good at mindfulness. I don’t practise it anywhere near as often as I should. I know it’s proven to work for millions of people and I am trying to warm to it, but I’ve always been a bit skeptical assuming it borders on hippyish and that’s just not me.Continue reading “Mindfulness”

Hamster Wheel

Do you ever feel like your on a hamster wheel? Round and round you’re turning but you still can’t seem to heal? You’re doing what they say, talking and moving, eating drinking. But you’re still not able to stop your mind from over thinking. Intrusive thoughts they grow, as if from a planted seed. TheyContinue reading “Hamster Wheel”

Anxiety Behind The Screen!

My experience with anxiety is, or at least has, been a parody of Prozac Nation. Have you ever watched it? It’s a film with Christina Ricci, I recommend it to anyone who feels like they’re going insane. I’ve learned over the years to control it better. I function these days for the most part, andContinue reading “Anxiety Behind The Screen!”

Frank Bruno

On Saturday the 2nd March I had the pleasure of attending an evening with Frank Bruno. Being an avid boxing fan I was excited to hear about his bouts against the greats, such as Mike Tyson and Bone Crusher Smith, and of course his amazing win of the title against Oliver McCall. When these fight’sContinue reading “Frank Bruno”

10 things people without children should never say to Mothers.

10 things people without kids say to Mum’s that they need to STOP! 1: When I have children I’ll _______ The likelihood is that whatever _______ is, you wont. 2: I’d never co sleep. When you’ve been up for 15 hours straight with a colicky baby, you’ll do almost anything to make them sleep soContinue reading “10 things people without children should never say to Mothers.”

Snoring is ruining my life

It’s 2am and the drilling has started. You wake with a start and want to wake your fiancé up to tell him he’s going to have to go next door and talk to them about the noise! And that’s when you realise, it’s not the neighbours drilling again at all, it’s coming from him, he’sContinue reading “Snoring is ruining my life”

How does your sleep space affect your sleep?

I’ve recently decorated my bedroom, which you’ll know if you follow me on Instagram, because of course I’ve uploaded obligatory progress pics. It’s been a long time coming though, and before we’d painted last week I was actually becoming quite depressed by my surroundings. This happened to me in our old house also. I’d givenContinue reading “How does your sleep space affect your sleep?”