The Scales Of Wants & Needs

The Weigh Scales Of Wants & Needs This post is dedicated to the happy the hungry, the hopeful one and the helpless one.  Oh, what a difference a year makes!  About two weeks ago or maybe more I was asked to conduct a blog post on the difference between what a person wants vs what … Read more

7 natural treatments for mild depression

It’s not uncommon to feel a little down every now and again. Work stress, family life, and even the weather can all contribute to feeling sad. These blues are a normal, healthy part of life. However, there’s a completely separate condition: depression. It’s more serious than just feeling sad, and it should be treated carefully. … Read more

How I Cope

It seems now is a good a time as any to discuss my methods of coping with anxiety and depression as today I am not feeling my best. Throughout the recent therapy sessions I have had, I have come to realise that the ‘safety behaviours’ that I used to employ do not work for me. … Read more

Missing…Something? (Part 1)

October 10, 1992, is a date that will live on in infamy for me.  Many of you reading this may not have been born yet.  That’s alright.  It’s not the point.  What is the point?  The point is this:  I lost something very precious and valuable on that day. The problem?  I was so f@#king clueless that I … Read more

Getting Lost To Get Found

I’m sure you have all heard the phrase, “get lost”. It is used as a rude way of telling someone to get away from you. Get lost! Scram! Go somewhere, anywhere but here! We can take it as a slight. We can take it as impolite, or mean. To tell someone to get lost implies … Read more

Being Positively Negative

Everywhere you look, there are messages about positivity and being a positive person.  These things make it sound like it is so simple to be a positive individual, but I can attest, personally, that the opposite is quite true.  I’ve always liked to think of myself as a positive and optimistic person, and I’ve always … Read more