alcohol free, direction, mental health, new friends, self awareness, sobriety, spirituality, vulnerability

Mental illness, medication and me.

Today, a friend posted on Instagram about her recent struggles and how her mental health has deteriorated enough to warrant new medication. She was already taking anti anxiety meds and how now been put on an anti-depressant of sorts; I know this because I’ve been prescribed both in the past. Anyway having only known her… Continue reading Mental illness, medication and me.

life goals, life lessons, self awareness, self discovery

Who’s in charge here?

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all” ~ Oscar Wilde No, but really. Who? We are born. And then we die. And that time in between, somebody else is always in charge! Who the fuck decided that?! I mean, I can see that having a more experienced… Continue reading Who’s in charge here?

alcohol free, mental health, self awareness, spirituality

But I thought you were doing better?

So did I, so did I... And I am, but doesn’t mean I don’t feel the not so good days. And now I really feel them. Like intensely. Without alcohol I feel everything. This weekend something felt off. I didn’t start my day as I usually do. There was no meditating, no connecting with my… Continue reading But I thought you were doing better?

fear, life goals, network marketing, self awareness, social media

Be a voice, not an echo

I’m trying to listen to my intuitive self more these days and it’s been telling me to speak my truth about this, so here goes... It’s coming up to a year since I joined the network marketing industry, specifically Arbonne. Before I go any further I just want to say I have no regrets for… Continue reading Be a voice, not an echo

mental health, self awareness, self discovery, social, social media, Uncategorized

Authenticity or attention seeking ?

If I’m honest, I don’t even know anymore. I guess it’s subjective? I could post a picture on here where I think I look nice and some would think I’m trying to grab attention. I suppose I am in a way, but not necessarily because I’m all ‘look at me, like my photo’ but mostly… Continue reading Authenticity or attention seeking ?

alcohol free, fear, mental health, new friends, self awareness, sobriety, social, spirituality

Connect with me

“Social connection is such a basic feature of human experience that when we are deprived of it, we suffer.” ~ Leonard Mlodinow No, I don’t mean send me a message. I mean, actually connect. Let me explain... As a species we are not meant to live like lone wolves, we are hardwired for connection. The… Continue reading Connect with me

alcohol free, new friends, self awareness, self discovery, sobriety, spirituality, Uncategorized

A Sober Education

Who’d have thought? Not a drop of alcohol has passed my lips in 151 days. I am pretty proud of myself but not because of my incredible willpower or determination, because to be honest it’s not really been like that for me. Not this time around anyway. I can’t really explain why but I’ve not… Continue reading A Sober Education