How stressed am I?

The nut is tightened, another rotation of the spanner, another day has passed.Recently a client asked me, how do you know how stressed you are?Each day, with each rotation, the nut tightens a little more. In my mind an image of a ratchet spanner, working slowly back...

Squirrels and Pigeons Social Distancing!

Tired, still yawning, the air temperature feeling a little chilly. ‘Winter is on its way’ was a fleeting thought, as I set out on my morning run. A sense of routine, perhaps duty was present. A movement out of the corner of my eye caught my attention. Up high on the...

Feeling disorientated

Somebody asked me the other day why they felt so disorientated all the time, which got me thinking…I recall being told we have all been equipped with a ‘discrepancy monitor’, located in our left prefrontal cortex. It is a useful tool that shows us the difference...

A small gift – that keeps on giving!

Cold, slightly silvery, rolling off my hands and fingers. Lots of pressure here, little pressure there. ’How do my hands do this automatically?’ is a thought that pops into my mind. Bubbles arising and then popping. Momentary light reflections, occasionally sparkling,...
Lockdown blog 10 – Mood

Lockdown blog 10 – Mood

I really don’t have the energy… my backs hurts… I am tired… I just want to eat and go to bed. All the thoughts running through my mind when arriving home yesterday from my shift. I had just realised I had a 7.30pm Zoom meeting for 2 hours. My mood was low and I really...
Lockdown blog 10 – Mood

Lockdown blog 9 – Certainty and uncertainty

I was quite happy in my new role today, at the warehouse where my employment agency has found me work. I was lifting big boxes containing 25 smaller boxes onto a pallet. All seemed calm and stable, certainty was present. An unexpected appearance by my boss and a...