Sleigh bells ring – are you listening? Its a beautiful sight and s(n)o(w) on…..
I am not the Grinch who hates Christmas or the spectre at that feast but I feel the need to do a PSA about this time of year. It’s hard.
Whether its the pressure of the season to be jolly or the endless images advertising the perfect Christmas of Mr & Mrs Smugbastard and their drooling offspring this is a really tough time for many people. Some of who you may know very well or might actually be. It could be SAD, the decreased daylight hours, the cold snap and it could just be that what ails you all year round seems particularly intense in winter
I had the cause to call The Samaritans helpline three times this week – although I could have been more if I had been braver – after feeling myself spinning out of control. After what felt like hours sobbing in a heap, wracked with pain and loneliness at my depressive state I needed to talk to someone. It really didn’t matter who. I didn’t choose a friend not because they would not be of help or comfort but because I » Continue Reading.