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9 – 5 Not for Me

I’m about to embark on another trip down to West Cork in Ireland for the next 2 weeks. Tonight I’ll meet with a good friend in Cork, have dinner, catch up, go to a special yoga class (Tsa Lung – mostly sitting down using the holding of breath technique), and have a mediation sit with

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Importance of Friendships

Last year in February 2018 when I came back from my 4 month trip, I felt incredibly lonely. Previous to this trip I had come out of a 3 and a half year relationship and finished a college course. I had spent a lot of time focusing on my relationship and studies. Although I knew

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1st Website Update

With thanks to my bro, Depression2LIFE has just got it’s first face lift – Yay! Excited to start seeing some progress. Cheers Bro 😀

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Alone Time

…. I realised the other day that I’ve actually never spent that much time alone, for extended periods….

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Self Care – New Year Break

Back in November I signed up to Trustedhousesitters.com, a website that functions as a booking system which allows house owners to go on their holidays or work trips whilst knowing someone is at home looking after their pet/’s and home while they’re away. Basically an exchange of free accommodation for free pet sitting. It works

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Side Effects of Meds – Night Sweats

Of the countless side effects that antidepressant medications advise, one of the main ones I suffer from is ‘night sweats’. Excessive sweating or ‘ secondary hyperhidrosis’ apparently affects up to around 20% of us who take antidepressants. My excessive sweating occurs at night, generally up to 2 weeks out of 4 I can experience these

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Sexual Abuse – The Past & The Court Case

It’s Friday… 11 days since my last post. Last week I was busy working long hours with my temp job, then I had therapy on the Thursday and gratefully a weekend mindfulness retreat after that.  Since then, the last 4 days… I’ve been anxious… I’ve lost what little focus I had managed to gain.   Today

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Stuck in a Loop – Overindulging – Update 3

So the girls dinner and catch up night out went really well. Myself and a friend were invited over to some friends in the country.  A beautiful refurbished old country residence with a warm cozy fire we chatted over red vino, nibbles and dinner throughout the night.  It was lovely. …  and I was mindful…

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Stuck in a Loop – Overindulging – Update 2

So after my last night out where a few mindful pints were had, I was feeling fairly good during the days following.  I took it slow, I drank lots of water, had a good dinner earlier and a snack on returning home. On Thursday night, 2 nights ago… I did none of the above.    

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