Muchness

Living each day much muchier

Working for free

It’s time to stop working for free. I’m tired. You’re tired. The planet turns at the same speed and yet there is never enough time. We are busy and tired. … Continue reading

August 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rise

Sometimes I think this blog should be called ‘things that are obvious, but not to me.’ I recently did a workplace Birkman test to better understand why I’ve been burning … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Less is more

Are you like me? Sometimes I get to the end of a day of fixing problems for pay and the decision about what to have for dinner (let alone making … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · 3 Comments

Six questions to ask your anxiety

RUN! Drop everything and run as far away as you can from everyone because it’s all broken and it’s too much and you can’t make it better. Run, hide, stay … Continue reading

November 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Holding space

I want to take your compliment Hold space for praise Somewhere in my body Accept it, take it like powerful medicine A homeopathy I will hold it under my tongue … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dig

Anxiety is elusive. Sometimes there’s a clear provocation. A thing happens and you can point to it and say ‘ah ha! That very expensive bill or that difficult conversation or … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · 4 Comments

The lonely island of normal

“What a lonely island you’ve been,” the therapist brimmed with compassion, her head tilted to one side and a small furrow forming between her brows. It was the end of … Continue reading

August 14, 2018 · 1 Comment

I fight zombies. I outrun tsunamis

I fight zombies in my sleep. Relentless, gnashing, hungry zombies. I’m not afraid of them but I’m constantly on high alert. Behind closed eyes in the theatre of my brain, … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

Monsters are real

Monsters are real and they live in your head. Just because you can’t see them, doesn’t mean they don’t exist. “In your head” is as real a place as any. … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 7 Comments
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