Continuing with Recovery

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I am sure that you will be pleased to hear that some things are improving. That there are aspects of recovery which I am managing relatively successfully. Continue reading “Continuing with Recovery”



self-care-poster.jpgSelf-care is very important.

It is necessary to survive on Earth and it is something that many of us struggle with. All too often we bully ourselves to do things we do not want to do or even to do things which we need to do. Continue reading “Self-care”

Recovery: challenging but worthwhile

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I thought recovery would be easier; I thought that once I was told that my relationship to food and myself was unhealthy I would be able to change. Instead, the more I’m told it’s a problem, the more I open up to people and try to seek help from friends and professionals, the more difficult it becomes. Continue reading “Recovery: challenging but worthwhile”


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I was thinking this morning about a piece of coursework I’m currently working on for my special subject. I am looking at open and closed communities in rural Victorian England. The terms ‘open’ and ‘closed’ come from nineteenth century reports about rural communities and have been used by the historian Dennis Mills to create a model to assess the types of communities that existed in England during the Victorian era. Continue reading “Boxes”

Time to Talk

Image result for time to talkThere are many benefits which come from being willing to talk to others. As all the information about Time to Talk spreads across social media, this becomes even more apparent. Although I have been aware for a while how important it is to talk about mental health and how you’re feeling, it has not been until recently that I have actually realised its importance. In fact, it was today that it really properly struck me that talking and sharing stories really can make a difference. Continue reading “Time to Talk”