• Making progress on Olly

    Making Progress : Making Choices

    I’ve been wanting to write a ‘making progress’ update for a while now but every time I go to write a new post, it’s like I have writer’s block. Not because I don’t have anything to say but because I constantly ask myself who’s going to read about my trivial shite. Also, because I own a business I do worry about remaining professional in everything I do so not to affect it. BUT, do you know what?… …apart from, never starting a sentence with ‘BUT’, it really does not matter what anyone thinks! Trivial Shite I am not hurting anyone with my trivial shite and if some people decide that…

  • Depression and my five tips on how to help yourself

    I am not proud nor ashamed to say that I have and still do suffer with depression and anxiety. However I did used to believe that only ‘mad’ or ‘attention seeking’ people suffered with these characteristics…wow…how wrong was I?! I grew up in what seemed a tight knit family. My father was a hard working self employed gardener and my mother was an equally hard working employee. My grandparents, from my mothers side of the family, whom I spent a lot of time with were very well off. They owned a Wet Fish and Poultry shop in town and a large house with a Rolls Royce in the driveway. There…

  • Happy New YearΒ 

    Happy New Year! Yes, this is a lot later than anticipated. I had hoped to bring the New Year in with a new blog post on the first of the month but circumstances evolved that delayed this process. So how was your Christmas? Mine, was a mixed bag, to be honest. Although I loved watching the children open their gifts on Christmas day, this year it was blurred with disappointment for me as I knew what I’d brought them wasn’t exactly what they had asked for most recently and was more of what they actually ‘needed’. Money is Tight Now I’m not in the habit of listing what everyone did…