The Uplifting Power of a Stranger

Here we are in the Christmas season. It has, in a way, been a struggle to get here. Now we are it seems that the politicians can't decide how we should spend Christmas because of Covid-19. I believe that no one is waiting on the politicians making any decisions and I think that people have … Continue reading The Uplifting Power of a Stranger

The Positive Power of a Haircut

Sometimes you don't realise you are down until something shakes you and makes you realise that you are slipping down the slope, but brings you back up again. Just under a fortnight ago my hair really started getting on my nerves. It wasn't sitting right, it was so frizzy and tuggy all the time. I … Continue reading The Positive Power of a Haircut

OK Not To Be OK

I haven't written here in while, mostly because the platform seems to be off at times and I have been writing long sentences and they don't appear. Not so with this one. I came across this song during a surf of Spotify. This a brilliant, if simply produced video and a song that should mean … Continue reading OK Not To Be OK

Blind Leading the Blind

I think there comes a point when you pretty much realise that you are completely ready for lockdown to be over and are ready to return to work and some sort of normality. My point of realisation was last week when I was stood in the bedroom with the window blind wrapped around my head.  … Continue reading Blind Leading the Blind

Say Hello for your Mental Health

Lockdown has been a strange time.  In normal times I walk in and around my local area and we’re lucky to have such a beautiful area to walk around in.  Edinburgh is incredibly lucky that it has so many places of beauty all within a city.  We really don’t have to travel far to find … Continue reading Say Hello for your Mental Health

Be Kind – it’s all anyone asks

It's hard to know what goes through the mind of someone who is about to commit suicide.  My GAD sometimes makes me think about it.  Would life be easier if I just ended it? Of course it would be easier for me.  It wouldn't be easier for anyone else.  Yet, I know one thing and … Continue reading Be Kind – it’s all anyone asks