Grief – It’s so hard to say goodbye

Grief is the purest sign of love. It’s a culmination of the memories, moments & time we spent with those we cherished. We never have enough time with those we love. If only we could have had one more day, one more week, one more month and even better, one more year to let themContinue reading “Grief – It’s so hard to say goodbye”

The Power of Love

One of my favourite songs is Frankie Goes to Hollywood ‘The Power of Love’. I experienced how powerful love really is on my wedding day very recently. I spent the early morning in tears because I was missing my dad. I didn’t even get to know him as he passed away when I was 2,Continue reading “The Power of Love”

Let me rest my weary soul

I’m tired. Tired of the world. Tired of myself. Normally I’m an optimistic, sunny side up type of person but it’s been hard to keep this up when it feels like the world is falling apart and so many people are also struggling. There is so much death, injustice, corruption, greed, pain and loss goingContinue reading “Let me rest my weary soul”

Why am I here?

Every once in a while I get really tearful and lose my motivation to do anything. I could easily sit on the sofa in my PJs staring into space for hours on end. I comfort eat my feelings in the hope that I will derive some kind of dopamine response but even that still leavesContinue reading “Why am I here?”

‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly…

What does this time of year mean for you? Does it give you a warm, fuzzy feeling? Fill you with happy memories of Christmases with loved ones, handing out presents around the tree, being with family and eating lots of food, watching the Queen’s speech and having an afternoon nap then looking forward to anContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly…”

Love, Loss & Grief

24 years ago my partner died. I have never written about that time, even though I journal and blog. There was always a part of me that didn’t want to bring up those memories again, the time now feels ‘right’ as this month is the anniversary of his death. Grief is a cruel, ongoing lessonContinue reading “Love, Loss & Grief”