Could you benefit from taking a social media break?

‘An ode to social media’ by Matt Haig “When anger travels the internet, looking for a hook, it’s time to disconnect, and go and read a book.” Matt Haig, author of ‘Reasons to stay alive’ and ‘Notes on a nervous planet’, announced this week that he’s backing away from Twitter for the sake of his Read the full article…

Another birthday, another year lost to ME/CFS

I turned 44 this week and my birthday has thrown up a whole mix of emotions. It’s a brutal reminder that I have lost yet another year to ME/CFS. I live with a severe form of ME/CFS. I’m housebound, virtually bedbound, and my life is greatly restricted due to this debilitating disease. The forced isolation Read the full article…

Challenging insensitive comments and “who has it worse” competitions

“Life is not a competition. Life is about helping and inspiring others so we can each reach our potential.” Does anyone else feel like they have to bite their tongue a lot? Do you hide a lot of what you are feeling because confrontations are exhausting? I seem to spend so much time suppressing my Read the full article…