I was thinking about a family but slowly over 2019 things started to “erode” me. The frustration was that I didn’t realise this. I didn’t even see it when it was staring straight at me in the face. For some reason
All I need to do now is work out a way to own my happiness and not compare it to other people’s. Aristotle felt happiness should be less understood as a state of being and more as an activity, one that is regularly practised to achieve success.
In 2017, I spoke about my drama school experiences at the Mental Health Conference for Performing Arts at the place I trained (1996-1999), Rose Bruford College. I used the analogy of my person then being a precariously self-assembled theatre set rustled together to loo...
I am taking back the driving seat by exposing my Inner Critic and admitting its power over me. I admit the shame and embarrassment I feel as a Counsellor to get stuck in self-depreciation and disappointing myself.
We are living in an age where mental health is a hot topic; more and more people are doing their best to lift the lid of taboo from mental health, and encouraging us that it is time to talk. But is it time to talk? Or is it actually time to listen?