Hit and Run Derby Fun!

Exercise, Socialization & Low Mood Every time I train with my local roller derby team they moan about how much my pointy shoulders hurt when I hit, (this is a good thing in derby believe me). But I don’t only hurt my teamies when I play derby, I give my low mood a real hit too. … Continue reading Hit and Run Derby Fun!

Kick Down Some Doors!

I’m reading a great book at the moment called Love Does by Bob Goff. It’s a religious book in a non-religiousy kind of way that my friend lent me with rave reviews. And one chapter really resonated with me. Bob talks about how he got into law school after failing his LSATS, and being declined … Continue reading Kick Down Some Doors!

Why RUOK? Day Doesn’t Work

Did you participate in RUOK? Day this year? Did you have someone in particular you wanted to check on? Someone who you’d been wondering if things weren’t peachy with for a while but you’d been too shy to inquire? I noticed a lot of action on social media. People posting a generalised shout out, or … Continue reading Why RUOK? Day Doesn’t Work

Give Depression the Bird

Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. In fact, trying to do this often makes it worse. I know, because I’ve been there. I would have loved to have been able to give myself a shake and a rueful smile and … Continue reading Give Depression the Bird