I’m back

I haven’t been around much recently. I haven’t posted very much, or read or commented on other people’s posts. I’ve been feeling quite depressed. I’ve had lots of ideas for things to write about, but felt like it would be too difficult to start writing, or I was too tired, or I couldn’t do it.…

How my brain healed itself

I had the most incredible experience the other day. It felt almost other-worldly. I feel like superwoman. I’m a Cognitive Behavioural therapist (CBT), but two weeks ago I started some training, to learn how to do a different type of therapy – Eye Movement Desensitisation and Re-processing (EMDR). It’s a different type of therapy for trauma. I…

The worst day of my life

9th February 2012 was the worst day of my life. It was about 8:30 in the morning. I had just got out of the shower. I had a towel around me. It was a bit cold in my flat, so I had got into the habit of putting my dressing gown on over the towel,…