What Is…Pop Psychology – Mental Health @ Home

I came across this post today and it resonated with me. I've written previously about some of own challenges and have even offered my meagre opinion on how I have been tackling them. This post talks about 'pop psychology' and mentions many psychological myths that are widely assumed to be true.It's an eye-opening read from … Continue reading What Is…Pop Psychology – Mental Health @ Home

Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis (Including A Monty Python Sketch!) – November 2020

Longer than I imagined today (Jaunt reference). Jump in where you like:Introduction | Writing | Monty Python | Learning Point #1 | Writing Pace | Learning Point #2 | Health This is the first diary post I've done for real in quite some time. My last Diary post was technically in September, but that was … Continue reading Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis (Including A Monty Python Sketch!) – November 2020

How to Deal with Comparisonitis — Suzie Speaks

Something that has affected me for a long time. Advice over on Suzie Speaks to help if you are struggling with this cruel affliction... Comparisontis, the compulsion of comparing your accomplishments to those to others is the worst, but is not a new concept – keeping up with the Joneses is an idiom that is … Continue reading How to Deal with Comparisonitis — Suzie Speaks

The Health Benefits of Creativity (Including The Science!) – Creativity#1

Skip the science and jump straight to the CONCLUSION This is turning into a bit of a series, isn't it? last week I started talking about how my life was turned upside down last year (I've still not revealed that yet, have I?), but I have spoken - briefly at least- about some of the … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Creativity (Including The Science!) – Creativity#1

Choose Your Attitude

If I said I'd been having a hard time at work these last few weeks, it would be an understatement. I'm talking things that have NEVER happened to me in over 30 years of work. I'm not going to spill the beans, but let's just say it has left me unable to sleep, write, draw, … Continue reading Choose Your Attitude