How I managed the sad today

When I woke up this morning the sad that has been lurking for the last month or so made an appearance. The old me, pre children, pre self employment, would have called in sick, pulled the duvet over my head and wallowed for a day, or a few days until guilt took over and I…

Imposter Syndrome

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

This is me

Sometimes I think, I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel. ― Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos The more I think about my mental health and where it comes from, the more I realise that it’s impossible to make a clear distinction between the healthy and less healthy parts of me….

Self Care

Should is a futile word. It’s about what didn’t happen. It belongs in a parallel universe. It belongs in another dimension of space – Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin When I’m not well, I really struggle with self care. The difficulty is that it becomes yet another thing on my should list. I should take…

Work

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it ― Buddha Work has always been very complicated for me. My identity is hugely wrapped up in my work and I can be very passionate about it. I give my heart and soul to most things that…

Am I broken?

All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are. – Robin Williams