You are enough (without all the extra)

Let me repeat that- YOU are enough, just as you are. Now, let that sink in for a minute. You don’t need that lipstick to make you feel better. You don’t need to say Yes to whatever is asked of you. You don’t owe anyone anything. Most importantly of all just be you, do not…

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Sharing: and then wanting to take it back

Not to long ago I spent two weeks inside the house. I went out for dog walks only, but cancelled all other plans I had previously made. TWO WEEKS indoors…It was my Mental Health Mondays taken to the extreme. For the life of me I couldn’t figure out why I felt this way. I blamed…

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Slow living and Mental Health are made for each other. Part 2 (A love story)

Previously on The Blind Thistle: I wrote about how I found Slow Living due to stress and turmoil in my life at the time. (Did you just read that in a Soap opera announcers voice, because I did!) After all the physical and psychological de-cluttering I was ready to start introducing what I deemed “simple…

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The “Slow Living” bandwagon and what it means to (my) mental health

I am keen on this “Slow living” thing. In fact, I have been keen on it for the past 8 years, even before it was a thing. Today a simple google search will bring up countless (I’m talking 856,000,000 of them) Slow living websites, articles and books on the subject. It’s because it is such…

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