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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