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
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
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
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
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
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…
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.