Posts Tagged ‘Self-care’

Reflecting on 2016: Did I Blossom?

It seems like only five minutes ago that I was creating my Stellar story and publishing my post about why I had chosen ‘Blossom’ as my word for 2016. I had procrastinated about writing this post. I wasn’t sure if I could be bothered: I wanted to look towards the future, to leave the sorrows […] Read more…

A Fresh Direction

You may or may not have noticed that my posts here have become less and less frequent. I am so proud of what I have achieved, and continue to achieve through this blog and through Hugo’s Legacy. For all that, though, I have to be honest with myself and admit that campaigning and activism is […] Read more…

EMDR Therapy, Survived

The cupboard door was opened. All of the contents, stuffed in the cupboard haphazardly and the door forced shut, tumbled on top of me. I felt suffocated, paralysed. But I emerged. I survived EMDR therapy. I survived EMDR therapy when at one point I thought it was making my symptoms worse, and that it was […] Read more…

Love Yourself First

Valentine’s Day isn’t something my other half and I celebrate – love is for the whole year, not just one overhyped, overpriced day, right? (Cynical, me?!). Valentine’s Day is, for me, about all sorts of love, not just the romantic kind. Love for your children, love your your family friends, platonic love. Love for yourself. […] Read more…

(How Do You) Treat Yourself

How do you treat yourself? ‘Treat’ can mean how you behave (either towards yourself or towards others); to give medical treatment; or it can mean something that is special. It’s the first and last definitions I’m considering here. How do you treat yourself? Not an easy question to answer, is it? We know (probably) how […] Read more…

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