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!
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!
We have a rule in our house. We only watch TV (or in our case Netflix) on a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night. Why? Because TV is a giant time waster, and there are so many other things we could do with that time. And watching Telly generally leaves me feeling tired and sluggish and … Continue reading How Crochet is Improving my Mental Health
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
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
Are you looking forward to Christmas, or are you stressed out and maxed out already? Are you wondering how you can afford all the gifts, the food, and the holidays without racking up your credit cards? It is possible, and here are my top 10 tips on how to have the Christmas of your dreams … Continue reading The Nightmare After Christmas…