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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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I’m full of Ideas and I’m Excited…

  I’m sitting here this morning, bursting with IDEAS.   Though… I have to get ready soon to go to town.  I’m helping my good friend in her Health Food store until Christmas as an extra pair of hands on deck on Thursdays.  It’s great, it get’s me out, give’s me a wee purpose and

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Bang on Time

Had a doc appointment today in town.  Parked up in one of Dublin city centres shopping mall car parks, Stephen’s Green.  After the doc I decided to walk around a few shops and treat myself to a shirt and a jacket 🙂 Casually wondering around, at one point I thought .. shit, what time is

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My 1st 20 Published Posts!

Happy Moment – Just saw I have ’20 Published Posts’.  A few of these are very short news posts.. but … I remember my Bro saying ‘get 20 done and then I’ll help you with the website’.  This means he’d help me get the website layout looking like how I have it visualised in my

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