The Funeral My uncle passed away. He was a funny (French)man. He liked to make things, to take things apart and build them back together again. He loved dogs, and they loved him. He loved his wife, and he was the love of her life. He drank and smoked far too much, and his body eventually … More A Funeral, Family and Flu
I have been blown away by the number of men this past year who have come to talk to me about mental illness, predominantly anxiety. While 2.6% of the population experience depression and 4.7% have anxiety problems, as many as 9.7% suffer mixed depression and anxiety, making it the most prevalent mental health problem in … More A story about Anxiety and Depression. What’s your mental illness story?
I did my first radio interview with the wonderful Carolyn Sykes. We talked about Guide Dogs, mental health, a bit of Woo Woo and more. Check it out: https://m.mixcloud.com/kennetradio/feel-good-friday-10-feb-2017/
When I was ill I felt like I did not belong anywhere. I felt like a stranger amongst friends, and an outsider amongst strangers. Making connections felt impossible. Feeling that disconnected is painful. I would have done anything not to live in that lonely place. Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection ~ Brené Brown To … More Let’s Connect.
Attachment for me comes down to two things – People & Stuff. Over time I have released pretty much most of my attachment to ‘things’. While my partner loves new, shiny things and the latest technology going, nowadays I would rather spend my money of making memories than buying the latest of this or that. … More Releasing Attachment