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My mental health…………..

My mental health…………..

Mental Health, mental well-being, self care. These are all words I have heard a lot over the last few weeks. Over the last 16 weeks I feel like my emotions have been on such a roller coaster. One minute I’m happy as Larry, the next I am frustrated with my ground hog day life, followed by sullenness and a few tears. Last week the Evening Standard wrote that ‘two out of three (65 per cent) adults aged 25 and over…

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I am raising two black men…… do their lives not matter???

I am raising two black men…… do their lives not matter???

So last week was my 40th lockdown birthday, due to thecurrent situation I was not expecting much, but how wrong was I. The love that I received was tremendous, it was such a beautiful day. I hope to share my experience soon but felt compelled to write a different post. As with most highs sometimes lows follow (not usually straight away), but towards the end of the week I was not really feeling my resilient self and was feeling mentally,…

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Forty things that I have learnt over the last two decades of my life

Forty things that I have learnt over the last two decades of my life

Right now, I am blessed! Tomorrow I will be reaching a major milestone – 40 years on this earth. This is truly amazing. For me the 20’s was about having fun, enjoying life – pushing boundaries. I travelled to Thailand to live and work for a year and ventured to the US and worked for six months, making some lifelong friends. I experienced my first love, went through major heartbreak when it ended, brought a house and started a career….

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Still Quarantined…………

Still Quarantined…………

So I have counted 49 days since I was last in an office working! As I approach the 50th day, I am feeling it, the boys are feeling it, the whole of the team I manage are feeling. The only thing free to roam wildly, is my cat Inna. She is oblivious to what the household is experiencing as she comes and goes as she pleases, sleeps and eats her food. Ru however, is really beginning to struggle with the…

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Lock Down – Won’t Let Me Out!

Lock Down – Won’t Let Me Out!

Covid-19, corona, the virus, the bat disease – however you refer to it – it has taken over all of our lives. The boundaries of my work and home life have blurred as have the boys’ school and play life. It was about three weeks ago that this all became a reality – prior to that it was on my radar and I was following the advice provided regarding hand washing, but can someone please tell me who does not…

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