I understand that a post may not do a lot, but I hope it can help someone, somewhere feel less alone. I have started to write 'Quarantine Tips' which are posts that will focus on trying to make the best of a bad situation and how we can help our mental health during this time. They will be out on Fridays.
More than anything though, we hope you are keeping safe and that you are in good health. Be kind to yourself during this period and always.
We would love to know the good, bad and the ugly. We feel very small and afraid, but I hope there can be some positivity in the day-to-day. Is everyone keeping up with exercise? Are you in self-quarantine? Do you not care and think this is all a conspiracy?! Personally listening to a lot of … Continue reading What Are Your Personal Thoughts and Feelings About Covid-19?
Sat at my desk today, the realisation that it's been 18 months didn’t bring my world crushing down around me as the anticipation of the 6 month mark did.
One week ago today, we posted How We Keep You Alive. This post told you that we were planning to speak at a conference. Well, we did it. And we did it well. The conference was for grief support workers, hosted by Balloons, which is an Exeter based charity that offers pre and post bereavement … Continue reading Proud.
Katie and I will stand side by side and talk about the creation of The Grief Reality. We will talk about how alienating grief was, but the love we felt from this community. We are indebted to the WordPress community for the life it brought back to us.
The vet nurse called Daisy a naughty torty, and I quite liked that.
The snowflakes fell thick and fast, and I don’t even know how to handle myself. I had never seen snow like it. The flakes looked dark against the white sky.
We need to see our whole complete teen, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty something selves and we need to love each and every version of us.
Be mindful of those little moments that weave colour into your everyday. Scribble little notes, underline everything. Bookmark it all. In no time at all you'll have a whole collection of moments that add so much colour and life to your life.