Surviving to Thriving: Awfully Aone

Day 34 of lockdown and feeling awfully alone.  Some days I don’t hear my voice out loud (not at the talking to myself stage just yet!).  I’ve seen my grandchildren though a window a couple of times and as I saw them most days before this, it’s really hard not to be...

Surviving to thriving – in isolation!

Surviving to thriving (while isolating!) Well, what a time. My second blog and podcast on how I’m surviving to thriving was going to be all about how I’m thriving in my new life, how excited I was to be going to see family in the States and how well my business is...

Surviving to Thriving at 60

Two amazing things happened to me this week.  They might seem every day or not very exciting to you, but to someone who has lived inside a dark, protective mind-cave for nearly half a century they are pretty good to me. Last Sunday I forgot to put make up on!  I only...

Body image – let’s make it positive

Today I was reading a post from the Mental Health Foundation about body image in men. I’m sure we are all aware that women have experienced negative body image or body dysphoria for many years, but new research shows that one in five men negatively compare their...

How is your energy bank balance?

As this is stress awareness week, I wanted to do a quick post about your energy bank balance. How often have you missed out on something fun that you really wanted to do because “I just haven’t got the energy”? We make so many withdrawals from our...