I recently finished reading a fantastic book called SUMO, which I highly recommend to everyone. The focus is on how to ‘shut up and move on’ which is of great benefit in both personal and professional situations. Within it he describes how we all have period of ‘hippo time’ in our lives where it is… Continue reading Stuck firm in hippo time
Is it human nature to always think that the grass is greener? Are we actually all essentially just about the thrill of the chase? Do we all really just want what we don’t have, but some of us are able to suppress these feelings and feel happy and content with our lot? Whilst others go… Continue reading Is the grass greener?
What has amazed me these past few weeks is the utter chaos he has caused and the extent to which he has managed to hurt and destroy people. I have kept out of the public arguments and naming and shaming, but the damage he has caused is widespread and significant. What’s more, in relation to… Continue reading The aftermath (P3)
This is honestly one of the hardest posts I’ve ever written and because it’s all so raw and new, I’m going to tell you about what happened now and then next week I’ll tell you how I feel about it. Because I can’t process it all enough at the moment to even begin to describe… Continue reading Broken & Gaslighted (P 1)
I am writing this from the Caribbean, it got to the point a couple of weeks ago when I just couldn’t stand to be at home anymore. To many things and people and reminders, too much chaos and distraction. Far too much disappointment. So here I am, hoping to feel instantly better, having faith that… Continue reading Running away
It turns out that it’s not because I miss him or still want to be with him that I continue to feel so shitty. Which frankly is a relief. When discussing my sadness and anxiety with my counsellor recently, we made a significant breakthrough. It’s not the loss of his love that keeps me awake at night ( it’s… Continue reading The truth about secrets and lies
Ever begged someone not to go and they went anyway? I don’t mean forever, just for the evening or for a trip or for a break. But somewhere you wanted to go with them too, or you just didn’t want to be without them for an extended period of time. I did. He went anyway,… Continue reading And still I wait ..