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

Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Hello and a warm welcome to my blog post regarding medical appointments. I hope that you are managing to enjoy at least some of this glorious weather that we are having here in the UK. I'm sure most of you are aware by now if you read my blog, or follow my Facebook page 'Flourishing … Continue reading Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Endings and new beginnings…

Hello, Really good to see you here again. Thank you for visiting my blog page đŸ™‚ So this week has been a real mix for me, many highs, some sadness for endings and lots of excitement for new beginnings... My college course finished this week. This was a real mix of emotions for me. As … Continue reading Endings and new beginnings…

Why volunteer?

Hello and welcome to my latest blog post about volunteering. I have written this post for the reader who may have been interested in volunteering for a while and not known where to start. Or for someone who may be curious as to how volunteering could benefit them and the local community. There are several … Continue reading Why volunteer?

Working creatively with anxiety CPD

I had the fantastic opportunity to attend a CPD with Nettie at Challenging-Behaviour Counselling Services in Dunstable on Saturday 17th March. As a trainee counsellor one of my interests is working creatively with some of the issues that clients bring to sessions. The CPD's offered at Challenging-Behaviour are a good mix of psycho-education and creative exercises. … Continue reading Working creatively with anxiety CPD

How do you manage your chronic health condition at work?

Good afternoon, I hope you have all had a good week, I know for many this will have been the first week back to work after the Christmas and New Year break. It's been a busy week for me, with a return to client work and starting a new job! This was me on my … Continue reading How do you manage your chronic health condition at work?