A 2019 update: on stopping therapy and moving forward

It’s been a long time since I last wrote a blog. I was surprised to find when I checked that it’s been five months, which is the longest gap since I started writing blogs in about 2013. I’ve had plenty of ideas to write about, but each weekend has come and gone without me quite … Continue reading A 2019 update: on stopping therapy and moving forward

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Goodbye 2018; Hello 2019

This is a slightly late year in review/New Year’s resolutions post. I spent Christmas away from my family for the first time – I was with my partner’s family in Canada – and the jet lag when we got back seemed to be multiplied by the general anxiety I’d felt around the whole trip, resulting … Continue reading Goodbye 2018; Hello 2019

What’s the etiquette if you use the last of your therapist’s tissues?

Everyone I know seems to be a little tired at the moment. Flaking on plans is the new normal; requests to postpone are met with welcome relief. Is it the change of seasons? Perhaps we are mentally setting out on a new year and a new beginning, a remnant from our childhood routines (or less … Continue reading What’s the etiquette if you use the last of your therapist’s tissues?

Travel

For my generation, travel is the (attainable) dream. People who have jobs that involve travel are envied, and saying that you’re not super keen on travelling is like saying you don’t like puppies, or halloumi (I should say now, I don’t like halloumi). It’s not that I don’t like travelling. But it does make me … Continue reading Travel