Dealing with the Christmas blues

Dealing with the Christmas blues It’s Christmas! But for some this can be a challenging time of year – they may be suffering a bereavement or loss, lonely or suffering from mental health problems. Even simply saying a simple greeting: “Happy Christmas” Can feel like a slight. If you have your reasons for not enjoying … Continue reading Dealing with the Christmas blues

The danger of Fat Acceptance

With my weight gain, it made me realise how it easy to lose control and gain wait.  More worryingly I could neglect this or have an accident that stops my ability to exercise more than I consume.  Fortunately I have that level of control where I think enough is enough and do something about (usually … Continue reading The danger of Fat Acceptance

Just what the doctor ordered

I walked in to see my GP a gibbering wreck.  Despite knowing I needed to do this, there was a reluctance to what I was about to do. Despite being at my peak of fitness I doddered over to my seat like an 80 year old. I sat down and swallowed, my nerves made me … Continue reading Just what the doctor ordered

365 Days

When I returned back to work on 31st July 2014 after two weeks off from stress, I swore that I would make it do next year about not taking a single sick day. I wanted to do this because I'd already had a few sicks days, so with taking two weeks off for stress they … Continue reading 365 Days

My Hell – 1 year on

It was almost a year ago when I was heading up for a crash and my life took a turn for the worse and I thought there was no escape. I even wrote a post about it called My Hell. I was truly in a sorry state - I was in no fit condition to … Continue reading My Hell – 1 year on

3 Ways to do more

      Some days are more productive than others.  From my own experience of trying to be productive and reading about how others are productive.  I noticed five good things to do more. Wake up earlier and get out of bed For the last month I decided to set my alarm 30 minutes earlier … Continue reading 3 Ways to do more

I came out of the closet

Yeah you heard it.  I came out of the closet.... No let me rephrase that as I don't want you thinking I came out as a homosexual and now live in a civil partnership with a man called Nigel. I showed someone my writing. Obviously not you, in Internet land, but someone in my actual real … Continue reading I came out of the closet

My hell

5 months ago I was in my own personal hell at work. The situation had been gradually declining for the past year at work and despite subtle warning signs I did not take any action to advert the slump and would carry on regardless. I had become angry, even though I knew this was not me. Strangely out of … Continue reading My hell

Time for a change

Time for a change: It dawned on me the other day.  In 8 and a half years I will 40. If I have learnt anything  in my life, what seems so far away, creeps upon a person in no time. It happened in my teens and sometimes I reflect where that precious time went. Going back … Continue reading Time for a change