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

Hello again

A big hello and welcome to my blog and Facebook page followers and to those of you who may have come across my page by chance. This week I would like to write about my experiences of watching a local ice skating competition that was held at my local rink. I haven't been feeling well … Continue reading Hello again

I want to appreciate my body…

Firstly I wanted to take this opportunity to wish Happy New Year to all my blog and Facebook page followers: Happy New Year 2019 greeting banner. Festive background with colourful confetti, party popper and sparkles. Image source: Vector I want to hold my hands up, I think I have been a bit hard on myself … Continue reading I want to appreciate my body…

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

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?

Hello again!

Hi everyone, Feels like ages since my last blog post! I have been busy these last couple of weeks, in recovery from my latest operation and in the middle of exam season in college. I am back now and full of some great ideas to share with you all. If there is anything regarding mindfulness … Continue reading Hello again!