ALERT: super indulgent writing ahead It’s no secret that I have no love for turning 40 this year. I had been dreading the ageing for a couple of years but compiled with anxiety, depression, struggling with family life (and loving it too – don’t you love a contradiction), and desperately wanting my dream creative life but not quite ever getting there – I felt like even if all these struggles were finally finished with me it would be too late after 40. So I planned to make my
It's that time again when I write about how I'm feeling in the hopes of helping myself out of a slump. There's quite a lot of discussion about depression and anxiety out there but there's always room for more normalising I say. Every now and again I find myself falling back into a place of doom and gloom and stress and tension and it's happened again. These days it normally takes a few days of me taking time to realise what's going on and I can stop it in it's tracks. Let'
Do you make it straight away – you’re so darn confident? Take ages making it while thinking about every possible problem and outcome? Get someone else to make it? Remain undecided? Flip a coin? Rely on Fate, Chance or Karma? You still have a Magic 8 Ball that you’ve used to make your decisions since 1990? In my personal life, I resort to asking my children what they think. My husband has rebelled at me passing the buck to him by making me decide everything now. Apparently i