Tag: grief

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3 Tips to Stop Being BUSY and Taking Back Your Life

There was a time when having leisure time despite work was seen as a status! People valued their time – and indeed saved/made time – for their family, friends and hobbies. Those who had time for business AND themselves? Well they were seen almost as Role Models. MY-OH-MY – how times have changed! Today, people almost brag about how BUSY they are and this … Read More 3 Tips to Stop Being BUSY and Taking Back Your Life

Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!

Society has become increasingly keen to put a label on just above everything these days, and not least of all in the area of Mental Health! As October is Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences to bring a little more clarity, REALITY and a fresh perspective to the subject of Anxiety, Stress and Depression…and to the “labelling” of people who … Read More Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!

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5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!

This is the first time that I’ve written since my youngest son passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 6 months ago. To say that the tragedy of his death changed my life forever would be an understatement! It shook me and our family to the very core and it’s taken us all a little while to “get our heads around” what happened, try to come to terms with it, and work out what to … Read More 5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!

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That Moment When You Find Out Your Son Has Died! A very personal message from me….

Today I am writing one of the saddest and most difficult articles I have ever written in my entire life – and it’s an extremely personal one! This time last week started out as any normal Monday does – checking and replying to emails, writing upcoming articles to share with you girls (and guys) and just generally getting organised for the week ahead – … Read More That Moment When You Find Out Your Son Has Died! A very personal message from me….