When is it time to ask for help?

When is it time to ask for help?

Up until eighteen months ago, I’d always considered myself to be strong. Nothing phased me. I’d been through things considered to be the worst life events and come through with flying colours, or so I thought. I’ve experienced things in my life that people older than...
Should I risk it and give it my all?

Should I risk it and give it my all?

I’m not a risk taker. Nope. No, sir-ee! Perhaps I’m too logical with my thinking to allow myself to do something that I know might put me in imminent danger. You’ll never catch me jumping out of a plane, stepping off a rock-cliff or strapping some elastic to my ankles...
Be Kinder to Yourself

Be Kinder to Yourself

Where do you begin to tell your story? I am a full-time single mother to a challenging, boisterous, lovely young (almost) 8 year old lad. Remembering my life Before Child (BC) seems such a distant memory. I was, what my younger brother called, a square at school. I am...