FEAR, COMPETENCE & CONFIDENCE

 Fear can be crippling. Today at the end of my un-aided walk, I crossed an uneven, slippery, dodgy bridge. It was only about 8 metres long but absolutely terrifying. I could see the cluttered bridge’s surface and its broken & rotted railings. I could feel the...

Possibilities with Purpose?

Not sure what you’re doing right now or why? I admit to feeling quite unsettled lately. Each morning I catch myself thinking, “What’s the point?” ‘Why have I reinvented who I am in my recovery only to underdo all that hard work?...

A Dose of Social Connectedness

‘Social distancing’, ‘social isolation ,‘social confinement’ are all terms readily used around the world that instil loneliness, detachment and feeling desolate. This morning I passed a regular walker whilst taking my dog to exercise at my local park. I was glad to...

 Preparation or Pessimism?

I definitely fear contracting covid19, I’m human! But what I fear more is the inability to manage my pain levels and the deconditioning that may result. Preparing for a disaster seems to give us the labels ‘Pessimistic’, ‘Hysterical’ ‘Hoarder’ – right? However,...

Boost your Mood

I woke feeling quite consumed by negativity – bogged down with all that’s currently taking place in the world. What’s more, as I’ve been unable to see my usual therapists, my pain levels are definitely harder to manage in my semi -isolated state. I...