Masking Positives

Wearing a mask is hardly riveting. In fact, it seems more of a huge inconvenience! “It’s harder to breathe” “It fogs up my glasses” “I have no idea what the other person is saying” I definitely can relate to ALL of these statements. I’d add that the effort to remember...

Impromptu Covid19 Roles and Mindsets

Adjusting to our new roles that have come about within the new covid19 realm is quite tricky, confronting and so overwhelming, right? Whether we were previously the main breadwinner and spent our days at work or were a stay at homeparent, we have all been forced to...

Masking your happiness

“Smile Em,” my sister instructs from behind her camera. I’m sitting fully masked (posing as directed) with my nieces &nephew standing at the required covid distance. I roll my eyes sarcastically and muffle, “Seriously Bec, smiling with a facial palsy’s hard...

Sacrificies Save

“Morning Emma, How are you?” and then before I can respond says abruptly, “Just quickly calling to cancel your scheduled botox appointment this week” She blurts out. “Really?” I exclaim…I’m dumbfounded “Although...

Facing your Fears…

The fear associated with any trauma means that we tend to avoid having to ever face it again. However, by doing this we are in fact only becoming more anxious & fearful. Resisting facing our fears is so tempting, but exposing ourselves to similar feared...

Bandaiding your Emotions…

On my third lap today, walking unaided on the bitumen road, I finally get into a better rhythm. I feel my speed and my confidence soar! In fact, I am only 5 metres from the finish line and am on my way to achieving a pretty good time. Sustaining my rehabilitation is...