Mental Health In Rural And Remote Areas

Mental Health In Rural And Remote Areas

I grew up in a small village in the English countryside and I feel very fortunate to have enjoyed a childhood where I could be baking in my kitchen before running straight across to my friend’s house in my wellies to borrow more...

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The Three Battles of Lupus!

The Three Battles of Lupus!

When you have got a chronic illness like Lupus, you face three battles. One being the illness itself, the others being either proving you are ill enough or not that ill at all. And it just sucks! In this blog, I write about the three battles of lupus I have faced in...

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I Can’t Help But Be Angry Right Now

I Can’t Help But Be Angry Right Now

Since the start of the pandemic, I have had plenty of time to be alone with my thoughts. Thoughts of who I am, thoughts on my experiences, and thoughts on the current state of my mental health. I know I’m not alone in this. For those of us dealing with past traumas,...

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My Furry Friend Supports My Mental Health

My Furry Friend Supports My Mental Health

Emotional support can come in many forms. My therapy is a 4-legged beast. I have often asked myself what I would do without my little dog Douglas. Hey may not be a licensed therapist (meaning a registered emotional support dog) but he is the first to offer a paw when...

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If the swelling doesn’t kill me, the itching might

If the swelling doesn’t kill me, the itching might

I am sure you have seen a movie where someone had a severe allergy. Mostly it is in a comedic restaurant setting, where a poor schmuck gets a rash all over his face, his throat swells up or eyes swell shut and someone comes running with an EpiPen. Well, that’s me. But...

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Journaling Your Feelings (Sounds Stupid But Is Actually Sweet)

Journaling Your Feelings (Sounds Stupid But Is Actually Sweet)

A week of ideas to help you figure out what the heck you’re feeling. Okay, so you know you’re supposed to “get in touch” with your feelings. But what are you even feeling? How can you figure out what your emotions are, especially when you’re going through some tough...

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