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Don’t Take it Lying Down

C.W. Discusses gaslighting, negative thought processes, loving yourself Ohhh Celine Dion – Not my usual vibe (I dislike ballads but heavy topics can’t be dealt with in an up-beat way). Celine’ sings about finding strength when someone / something has been holding you down, making you doubt yourself, and they got me thinking. It’s great

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Managing Interdependency when Life Forces a Change

This week there is a special collaboration going on between 3 memes, WickedWednesday SexBloggersforMentalHealth and TellMeAbout Co-Dependency / Interdependency These topic definitely needs some airtime. Some of the posts linked up, however, will have content warnings because the topics of abuse and gaslighting can be very triggering to anyone who has suffered them to even

Mood Boosting : Lingerie Pics and Self Pleasure

  January is supposedly a month of new beginnings, turning a new page and plotting the positive steps you plan to take. It follows the festivities of Christmas & New Year’s Eve – a time when friends and relatives generally meet up to socialise, sometimes it’s the only time to see each other all year.

My Father

For sb4MH, in honour of Father’s Day, this week’s prompt is all about fathers, step-fathers, father figures and grandfathers.  I never knew either of my Grandfathers, which has always made me feel something was missing. My Mother was pregnant with me when her father died, which is a very sad thought because (with hormones all

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Anxiety : #sb4MH

I pledge my support to Sex Bloggers for Mental Health, check out who else is sharing I have written this piece on anxiety from my own experience of suddenly experiencing anxiety attacks age 50. Putting the blame on being perimenopausal and an unpleasant work situation, I found cognitive behaviour therapy helpful, providing support and strategies