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Understanding when to separate mental wellness and mental illness

I’m huge on wellness and believe we should all have a range of toolkits to help us with our energy, overall health and outlook. I think it’s great to be curious and question why we…

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Lessons from Will Young: Losing my twin Rupert – Mental Health Awareness Week

Will Young, in his powerful documentary, Losing My Twin Rupert, did an incredible job of sharing what it is like to be a carer for someone you love who is struggling with their mental health.…

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The best lessons my parents have taught me – 50 years married today

50 years ago today, on 1st April 1972, my parents were married.  I have heard that it was a great day, full of laughter and dancing.  There were a few jokes on the day.  My…

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Conversations with my psychiatrist part 2 – Jojo Fraser UNCUT

It’s been almost two years since I shared the uncut blog, Conversations with my psychiatrist and I felt that it was time for an update.  Today I had my first face to face appointment with…

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How to show kindness through the art of surrendering

My daughter wrote a poem about Kindness last week.  I will share some of it below: Kindness is not a blanket but it can warm you up. Kindness is not covid but it can spread.…

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