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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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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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Quarantine Update!

Quarantine Update!

So how is everyone coping with the lockdown? Part of me cannot believe that we are in week 6 (for those who did not have to isolate prior), time feels like it has just flown by! Then other part of me is disappointed that it is only week 6.Let’s be real; despite the government only giving us our lockdown orders in increments, it is very probable that we will be living this way until at least June. It is unfortunate…

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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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