Unnecessary Request

(Transferred from Wattpad. Written:5th January 2017)   Who are you to ask this of me? Who am I to accept orders from you? Are you above my worth? Do I consider myself a lowly servant to your every whim? I agree downtrodden to your request, however when I create a distance between us I find …

Social Anxiety & Me

Before I started my blog on WordPress I wrote a few things on Wattpad which I will start to upload here. Starting with my Q&A social anxiety & me. I answer questions from Gillian Butler’s book to help overcome social anxiety and shyness.  26 January 2017 Question One - How does social anxiety affect you? …

Revelations from CBT

I thought I would talk to you a little today about what has been happening with my last couple of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) appointments. As homework I keep a thought diary (as below) where I have to describe the situation I was in, what thought/s I had and what feeling/s I experienced. Simple Thought …

A positive day!

It's so rare to feel energised and positive and when I do it feels amazing!! Today has been one of those days. Everything was different, I woke up several times thinking it must be time to get up now, we must have overslept but no we hadn't. For some reason I was ready to get …

High Intensity CBT

A couple of weeks ago I started High Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I had been on the waiting list for this since December after completing about five Level 2 (I think) sessions. After those sessions myself and my therapist decided that they weren't of much help and that I should try a higher level. …

Mrs. Motivation

So there I was sitting on my bed urging myself to go to work but losing the battle. It was the Tuesday after Easter Monday where I'd enjoyed a glorious four-day weekend. It's hard going back to work after the two days, let alone four days off! (Although I have been struggling to get to …