STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 12)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

24th October 2016 Today was my first day at my work training course in Eastbourne. It’s been pretty intensive so far but I’m glad I’m on it. The courses away are part of the reason I decided chose this job role with this company over the other I was offered. I need my independence. It […]

BAD BOYS ARE BAD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH!!! (VIDEO)

Bad Boys Are Bad For Your Mental Health!!

Treat ’em mean to keep ’em keen??? I certainly DON’T subscribe to that!!!! To mark my 100th blog post, I have made a video on bad boys – a risk to your sanity and wellbeing! Are you a bad boy or have you dated one? What were your experiences like? Please leave your comments below. […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 11)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

29th April 2016 It’s been a whole week since I’ve written in you Diary. I’m just fed up of mentioning that g*t! These past few months my diary entries have been completely dominated by him, and he’s absolutely not worth it. He’s not worth losing my friends over. I will try to make amends with […]

8 REASONS WHY PEOPLE STAY IN UNHAPPY RELATIONSHIPS

Staying in unhappy relationships can be oppressive.

No one should stay in a relationship that makes them unhappy. It sounds simple enough to say. But it doesn’t mean it is as simple as that in reality. The fact of the matter is, lots of people are stuck in unhappy relationships. And that’s really, really sad. Some people are tolerating so many straws, […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 10)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

21st April 2016 Sorry Diary. I couldn’t bring myself to write anything else last night. My heart is completely shattered into tiny shards. I have lost my boyfriend and I’ve been completely humiliated in front of my friends. They are trying to give me some space – I didn’t see them at breakfast. My head […]

14 QUOTES ON FORGIVENESS

Practise forgiveness and lighten your load!

Forgiveness is one of the hardest things to practise, especially if you have been treated appallingly. Your mistreatment can make you feel angry and severely depressed, and understandably, the forgiveness notion can be the furthest thing from your mind. There are some misconceptions about forgiveness. Here’s what it isn’t… It isn’t about assuaging someone else’s […]

13 QUOTES ON MENTAL STRENGTH

Mental strength is no easy feat but the rewards are great if you practice it!

I’m writing about mental strength here. They key to self-control and self-empowerment. The endurance to vanquish obstacles, smash barriers and grow as a person. Mental strength is by no means an easy feat, but you have to go through the hardship if you want to emerge successfully on the other side. After all, there is […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 2)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

Arm yourself with the following defence strategies: 1. Keep calm Think calming, peaceful thoughts while you are under assault. A gentle flowing stream? A warm and sunny summer’s day etc.? You get my drift.  You can even attempt taking subtle deep breaths and concentrate on that. Try not to get angry (I know that’s easier […]