Self Care

By Caroline Crotty   I’m not sure how many times I said ‘mind yourself’ or ‘take care’ and recently, someone replied ‘Caroline, I don’t know how’.  I suggested that I’d write an article to outline some of the ways in which we can look after ourselves.   I’ve been thinking about how I ‘mind’ myself. There are a few things […]

From panic attacks to peace of mind

By Jim Three years after I got married my wife became mentally unwell. I thought I could handle all this pressure myself, as my wife did not want anyone to know about it. Additionally, I also was very private about this myself. The secrecy of that all caused me lots of stress and panic attacks.  […]

Summer

By Bridget Oh gushy green lushishness  of this early summer’s day, sap-filled shoots pulsating forth  intricate blooms of May. No snow nor hail  or fleeting sleet Will keep a hold  on Earth’s unfolding heat.  Un-burdened now from winter sleep butterflies raise their wings in solar flight, while into June mid-summer looms stretching out the day […]