Tag Archives: SAD

October is my mental health month

Despite the horribleness of 2020, the months move on and we are 91 days away from 2021. Although I’m on holiday this week, I’m going to be working from home for the rest of this year and probably into next, … Continue reading

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August and Everything After

If the first half of the year seemed to drag on forever, I’m finding that summer is whizzing by. Without trying to make light of a global pandemic, the things that have been required of us have become humdrum. Humans … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Ulster says no

Happy Friday! So here we’re all about whether Boris Johnson can get the new deal with the EU through Parliament with minus 40-ish minority govt, or whether he will keep his 100% failure to get the House of Commons to … Continue reading

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Self Care for Season Affective Disorder

September is not my favourite month, even on its warmer days, there’s a chill in the morning and evenings and over the course of the month we lose two hours of daylight. Which for people like me who are seasonally … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! The last full week of January! Five more days and we are done and move on to February and the delights of Valentines Day and Ash Wednesday (which are the same day this year!). Today is a marvellous … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Kitchen

Following on from my cleaning plan from a couple of weeks ago,  I wanted to carry on with this because it’s good for me to carry on as normal, so winter plans to help my SAD brain for the kitchen. My … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Bathroom

With autumn on the way, it’s getting darker and I know that I’m going to find it harder to function. Which means that, as the schools go back and summer is over, I start to develop or restart old routines … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Today I am working from home and then having the afternoon off to have a haircut, it’s all excitement, all the time around here! Here are this week’s links… As we give up on saving, we give up on … Continue reading

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January doesn’t last forever…

Yesterday, I woke up grumpy. I didn’t feel good and I just wanted to go back to bed. I actually consider it to be a sign of what a grown up I have become that I got up and out … Continue reading

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Advent – Preparation and Change for 2016.

I’ve been using Advent to reflect on how I felt 2015 went for me. Rather than focus on the goals I set for 2015, this is more about the other stuff, the things that touched a nerve or places where … Continue reading

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