Dancing with the black dog

Hello and welcome to my latest blog post about dancing with the black dog. When I talk about dancing with the black dog, I am talking about depression. The black dog has become a very popular and useful means for visualising and representing depression. As skilfully shown by the following You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc As … Continue reading Dancing with the black dog

Operation week

Good evening and welcome to my blog and Facebook page followers. Operation week... This week I would like to write about my latest operation and attempts at self-care. For my blog post regulars you will be aware that I have had chronic pain for nearly 9 years. I choose to try and live as good … Continue reading Operation week

2018 in review

I love this time of year for one thing, a chance to slow down, take time out from work and other commitments. A chance to reflect upon the year that has been and make plans and aspirations for the year to come. In this blog I am going to look at what creative practices you … Continue reading 2018 in review

Hope – what this means in a chronic health condition

Hello and welcome to my friends, Facebook and blog followers. I hope that this blog finds you well. I don't know most of you personally, but if you are here reading my blog, my guess is that you, or someone you know may be living with a chronic pain, or other long-term health condition. I … Continue reading Hope – what this means in a chronic health condition

Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

Hello again to my friends and followers of my Facebook page and my blog. It is wonderful to be here sharing with you again. I haven't been able to post for some time due to some health issues that I have been experiencing. This leads me nicely onto the subject of my blog post this … Continue reading Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Hello and welcome to this weeks post on what I see as the burdens and the gifts of having a chronic pain condition. I speak from my own experience in this blog of having chronic pain for the past 8 years. Everyone's experiences will be different in terms of the symptoms that they have, their … Continue reading The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Summer days :)

Hello, How is everyone doing in this glorious sunshine? 😎❤️ I am doing good at the moment. Busy planning my practice Breathworks Mindfulness for Health course. I have a lovely space in mind in which to offer this life-changing course and am motivated to offer to others some of what I have learnt through my … Continue reading Summer days 🙂