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Kicking Depression

I do not suffer from depression.  I fight it – really hard – I REFUSE to suffer as it makes me feel bad and isolated. . .  I go for walks, I meditate, I listen to calm music, I read all the books and I go to the experts to ask for the tools to […]

Everyone Needs A ‘Girl Friday’!

  Everyone needs a Girl Friday even me! I often wish I could clone myself to help me! I have just recently moved and if you had seen the chaos which ensued once the removal guys had set down over 50 boxes in my living room – boy, it’s a head spinner! Never mind the […]

Taking Control Of The DIY!

    When life takes an unexpected change of direction whether it for personal reasons or for work, finding yourself suddenly responsible for the maintenance of a home can be a particularly daunting experience – especially if there has always been someone around to put up that shelf or paint the skirting boards.  Sometimes, those […]


As we all know, life is full of ups and downs – it is not meant to be plain sailing – it’s all about how we handle the “downs” that grow and define us. From a young age, we are conditioned to achieve a set of goals (which in turn will make us happy). We are […]

Painting The Town Red…

Going out is fun.  I have always enjoyed socialising but I get it.  Sometimes you don’t feel like it – maybe you have lost your confidence a bit and need a new girlfriend in your life to drag you out, kicking and screaming, painting the town red.  That girl is me!  I love to party […]