“The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of room, not try to be or do anything whatever.” ― May Sarton
It’s been a while, hasn’t it?
You’d be forgiven for thinking this was an abandoned blog, given the lack of activity in the past few months. I’m sorry I haven’t been around, I hope you’re doing OK.
There’s a very good reason for my absence.
Continue reading “Personal Note: Time Out”
“Let’s loosen up some time and take a break to recalibrate our life. We need no endless overthinking, though. Let’s just connect the dots, set the scene and steam ahead.” – Erik Pevernagie.
Apologies for the radio silence, folks, I hope you’re all doing OK. I know it’s been a while since I’ve published a post. September has turned out to be an exceptionally busy month for me, in what has been an extraordinarily busy year.
I make the mistake sometimes of thinking I can do it all. Weirdly, I’m often surprised to find out I can’t. I’d assumed I could keep up with my writing schedule this month as well as everything else but it turns out something had to give, and it was my blog that missed out.
Continue reading “Personal Note: Slowing Down”
Anyone who follows me on Instagram will know I’m not great at posting regularly on social media (I take my hat off to anyone who does – I just can’t seem to find the time!).
Nevertheless, that hasn’t deterred me from opening a Twitter account.
So please come and join me on Twitter – I’m sure you’ll inspire me to be less inept at social media (although I’m not promising anything).
Also, I’ve been published in the Eastern Daily Press this week. The EDP printed a version of my most recent blog post on Tuesday. The online article has been posted today and you can read it here:
“Why the Government is Getting It Wrong on Obesity and Coronavirus”.
Continue reading “Twitter & Other News”
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
This month marks 3 years since I started this blog with my very first post “Why Should We Make Peace with Food?”.
What began as a way of conveying some helpful words to clients struggling with emotion-driven overeating has grown into something I couldn’t have imagined.
This month’s theme is “change” and, rather ingeniously, I was planning to tell you I’m making some changes of my own.
Continue reading “Personal Note: Riding the Waves of Change”
“The opportunity to step away from everything and take a break is something that shouldn’t be squandered.” – Harper Reed
Those of you who’ve been following this blog for a while will know that in January this year, I upped my publishing schedule from one post a month to four. Alongside my client work, both in my private practice and at the eating disorders charity I work for, it’s quite a commitment. A hugely enjoyable commitment, but a commitment nonetheless.
And I need a break from it.
So, in the interest of self-care and being able to give you my very best, I’m taking a blogging break during August. That way, I can recharge and get some headspace before coming back with a wallop next month.
Continue reading “Personal Note: Taking a Break”