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Shopping kills dark clouds.

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 moreShopping kills dark clouds.

Breaking the Silence Against Mental Health

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 moreBreaking the Silence Against Mental Health

Mental Health: The Apathetic Monster

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 moreMental Health: The Apathetic Monster

The Importance of Support and Trust

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 moreThe Importance of Support and Trust

My little princess is a royal circus all on her own!

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 moreMy little princess is a royal circus all on her own!

Strawberry cats are the best psychologists’ for children.

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 moreStrawberry cats are the best psychologists’ for children.