My blog and I 

Now that I’ve firmly settled in back home I can feel the effect that challenging myself has had on me. I honestly feel so much stronger and secure in myself, my anxiety is hugely reduced and if I do experience it I am now less likely to panic or feel frightened. So I’m chuffed. IContinue reading “My blog and I “

I never dreamed I could feel so real 

Yesterday was a personal best for me emotionally and mentally. To cut a long story short we had to take our biggest turtle, Penny, to the only vet in the Maldives which was about a 2 hour speed boat journey away. The boat was brilliant fun and I got to see some awesome wildlife likeContinue reading “I never dreamed I could feel so real “

Oh yeah, I forgot testicles prevent mental illness …

Was my (sarcastic) response to this tweet: In case you guys didn’t know it’s mental health awareness week so we should all be doing our part by discussing mental health with honesty and openness. It’s bad enough in that we don’t talk about mental health as much as physical health. We shouldn’t need to haveContinue reading “Oh yeah, I forgot testicles prevent mental illness …”

Speaking out – 3 ways it has affected me so far 

Before I boarded my first flight I did a quick post on Facebook to introduce all my connections to this blog. It wasn’t an easy decision which I had been chewing over for more than a week before deciding to go for it.  I must have typed and retyped it up in my notes aboutContinue reading “Speaking out – 3 ways it has affected me so far “