So.. Bad week for me the last 7 or 8 days. Kids acting up, I’m sooo sleepy, depressed and just overall miserable. My dark cloud was definitely moving in and setting up house but then yesterday I got one of my online orders delivered to my desk and it instantly perked me up!! I can’t … Read more Shopping kills dark clouds.
I have learned a lot on my journey of self-awareness. It’s taken many days of battling with depression, grief, and shame with small breaks of crying, deep therapy, and breakthroughs. It’s been a difficult journey to get where I am right now, but I still have a lot of work to do. One of the … Read more Breaking the Silence Against Mental Health
Last week, I heard someone say they couldn’t understand why they’re anxious when they have a pretty good life. I hear a lot of people say that, or question their problem, because they seem to have a pretty good life. People always inquire why this or that celebrity committed suicide because they had a great … Read more Mental Health: The Apathetic Monster
I discussed in my last blog post about a need for validation. When you have trust issues, depression, anxiety, and you mix it in with loneliness, it’s a recipe for disaster. Not trusting people, but always being lonely leads some, like me, to constantly seek out validation from others. There is a need to be … Read more The Importance of Support and Trust
My little lady, bless her busy bum can be a circus all on her own! She is so busy and just into everything, and she can chat your ear off. She is 3 so sometimes its gibberish that she has made up and then she also loves to chat about her bestie at school. She … Read more My little princess is a royal circus all on her own!
Our little strawberry cat Timone is the best therapy we could have gotten for our brave knight. He is worth more than 10 Psychologist sessions at R900 a pop, he really is. The bond they have is so sweet, I’ve never seen or had a cat as lovable as Timone. Brave knight carries him around … Read more Strawberry cats are the best psychologists’ for children.