“You are worth caring for” something that when I was first told this I had the reaction of ‘no I’m not I’ve got other to look after” it was always either them or me, for some reason it felt as though looking after myself meant I was taking that time away from others, mainly my … Continue reading Caring for yourself… the start of it all.
Am I being cynical in thinking that looking after ourselves only really became “fashionable” once capitalism got its hands on it as people started to realise that they could make money from it all? Of course the rise could also come from social and generational changes which I do hope is the main reason. Putting … Continue reading Self care. A “fashionable trend” we all could benefit from?
When you explain acceptance to someone it can often sounds so simple. To “accept the things we can not change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom the know the difference…” in practice it isn’t that easy. It can take time, and constantly being your own cheerleader or therapist reaffirming the … Continue reading Acceptance and disability … where I am at.
My birthday couldn’t of been more wonderful. Wales never lets me down not matter when we go, I think it Is part of the magic of the country. I had time to relax, away from the country that held all of my stress giving me a chance to look at it from the outside. It … Continue reading Hello 45
Well here we are then so hello to pre birthday reflection and wanted outcomes. I am not even sure when this pattern started but it is something I seem to of done for longer than I can remember. I guess in a way it is my brains way of celebrating my up and coming new … Continue reading The pre birthday mind mess
It is coming up to the last week of February already, we all know that time is all wonky right now and has been for a year. A bloody year since we started getting worried about covid-19. Have we now come to the conclusion that this year is also a right off yet? I know … Continue reading Improvements have been made
With the first week of February already gone you can really tell the phenological seasons are shifting. This is ever present in the garden and can cause so much confusion on what jobs need doing at any one given time. Especially in most recent years where the weather seems to of just gone bonkers. Nature … Continue reading First week out in the garden.
Living differently is of course subjective, but l would very much say that my lifestyle is very different to that of the people that live in my local community. Council gardens are usually lawns and boarders or hard landscaped. Mine isn’t, and by gods the people around me do not like it. Every year I … Continue reading Is living differently going to be enough?
It is time to start planting those seeds for the year ahead… Continue reading Imbolc
I have absolutely no idea where January went to so let us not really worry about that because it isn’t going to get the month back. Today I am feeling a lot more human than I have in a while. I am in the middle of a flair up, not just my ME and Fibromyalgia … Continue reading Hello February