Review – 360 Living Book

I recently read ‘360 Living – Practical Guidance for a Balanced Life‘ which instantly appealed to me as having bipolar means I constantly crave any sense of balance! I read the entire book once through in a couple of settings.  It is written in straight-forward jargon free language but with enough references in there to…

The Greatest Showman

Okay, I’m IN LOVE with this movie and soundtrack. And yes I know it has been out a while but it’s been growing and growing on me. In fact, I have my daughter to blame for making me watch it as I’m not usually a big musical film fan, Hairspray aside….that is awesome!   Fun…

See who I really am….New Look!

I’ve spent the morning redesigning the website to make it look slicker and easier to use and a fancy new logo too…. Let me know what you think of the changes! I’ve also outed myself so I’m no longer anonymous on here, I figured if I was talking about mental health stigma and support I…

My Bucket List

I don’t know how I’ve got to the age of 36 without making one of these! So here goes, in no particular order, and I’ll probably come back and keep adding to it….. Visit California Visit South America Go back to Australia Run a successful business Become fluent in French Be able to run 10k…

Carrie Fisher

At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all, it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of”  – Carrie Fisher As pointed out last year in the Huffington Post, Carrie Fisher was a total badass!…

Journey…

Every step I take forwards is like I am expecting to fail, My journey so far has prepared me to feel like this. Every direction I have chosen seems to have been wrong, How I wish somebody would give me a road map for life.   One day I will face a fork in the…

Are you lonely?

Do you look at your phone in the hope someone has made contact? Do you think about contacting old friends but then have second thoughts as they’ve all got on with their lives but you haven’t? Do you spend all day on your own and never actually speak any words to anyone? Do you find…

15 things I am good at….

Often it is useful to stand back and think about the things you ARE good at.  Mental health problems such as depression sometimes mean we only think about the things we aren’t good at and the mistake we make. So, I challenge you all to make a list of 15 things you are good at….

Friends

Feeling all alone in the world Rare that I find someone I connect with Isolated, desperate, lonely Eventually I will give up searching Nobody ever truly understands me Depressive thoughts make this worse Self-esteem goes lower