And twelve hours on, the things that have helped me to undo the padlock and step out of the armour: 1. Time at home with the three humans who make everything feel ok. 2. Coffee and chat with two beautiful friends. 3. The astonishing beauty of the sunset. 4. Time to cook a meal for … Continue reading The keys within the key
This morning I am my anxiety. After a too busy week with time away from home, I should have expected it; not enough of the routines and rituals things that keep it at bay. It is like a protective armour which has served its purpose in past times to protect me as a catalyst to … Continue reading Armour
Below is a re-post of something I wrote on my other site a while back. I was reminded of it as last night I sang in a concert and had a terrible crisis of confidence before I went on about what image I would portray and how people might judge me. I got through it … Continue reading How do you see me?
On Friday, I took a very big risk. I am involved in an authority wide project to make our children’s services workforce trauma informed and trauma reactive, based on the type of excellent work that has been done in Brighton and Hove and Greater Manchester. We have the support of Scottish Government to roll out … Continue reading The sky hasn’t fallen in….