how to help yourself

How to Help Yourself When Times are Hard

Do you know how to help yourself when the going gets tough? I don’t hide the fact that I’m having a hard time while I’m having it. Sharing my downs (as well as my ups) helps me get through them. I also get the odd piece of stellar advice that I might not have come across otherwise, because chances are I’m not the first or only person to be experiencing whatever it is that is causing me problems. A very lovely lady commented on my Instagram recently that she found my openness really inspiring, because generally people are only comfortable …

Some Days We Just Have to Acknowledge the Sadness 

I’ve read tons of books on how we should allow our children to have their feelings, whether they are good, bad or ugly, so why do many of us deny ourselves the right to have them?  Are we ashamed of our sadness? Does it make us feel vulnerable? Or do we view it as being silly? Do we think we should just get over it, and pull ourselves together? I feel sad today Maybe it’s because I’ve got my period, or it’s down to the sh*t nights sleep I had (nothing new there). Perhaps it’s because a big anniversary is coming up, and birthdays of …