Pure O During Lockdown - I have had OCD for the last 25 years (man that stat sucks) and generally I have become pretty good at keeping it at bay but more recently with everything going on in the UK I have noticed I am slipping more often and there just aren’t as many of my normal coping mechanisms around … Continue reading Pure O During Lockdown
Adult ADHD - So the other day I tumbled down a bit of a rabbit hole and it ended up being a bit of a revelation for me. Whilst doing a bit of research into kids yoga I stumbled across some information on ADHD and how it presents in adults. In the past – whether rightly or … Continue reading Adult ADHD
Maintaining your mental health - This one I hate to say does not have an easy fix, it takes some commitment and a promise to yourself to be kind. It needs to be worked at daily if you want to stay level and in control. It has taken me a long time to come to terms with this, in the … Continue reading Maintaining your mental health
Brain Fog, Cured? - Just over a year ago I wrote a post on Brain fog. It is something I have suffered with for a long time and something I was slowly trying to unravel the cause of. Having done a bit of research into it, it was starting to become quite obvious why I suffered from it but trying … Continue reading Brain Fog, Cured?
Mindfulness - So what feels like years ago I said something along the lines of, ‘I’m going to give mindfulness a go because I’ve dabbled in it and it seems to work’. So it was actually Oct 2017 and to be honest I haven’t really got any further along my mindfulness journey which is incredibly disappointing. Recently … Continue reading Mindfulness
Hangry - So the definition of Hangry for those who aren’t sure is: ‘bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger’. Now this is definitely something I’ve been ‘suffering’ from over the last fortnight. As a result of some intolerance testing I had done (because of my Ulcerative colitis) I was advised to eliminate dairy, wheat, gluten … Continue reading Hangry
It’s all about balance - So I’ve chatted about my UC (ulcerative colitis) a few times on this blog, I’ve suffered with it for most of my life along with my OCD. My diet has always been a bit of a balancing act for me and like probably with most people if I eat a lot of ‘junky’ type foods … Continue reading It’s all about balance