Hi, I’m Joanna, This is my story

I ask myself “Why do I feel nervous or even scared when I visit my mum, I’m 50 years old!” Trouble is I don’t know what we will get one day to the next with Bi-Polar. Will she be having a manic episode or will she be in a deep depression? It’s unsettling.

Why is being a Rock so lonely?

I have felt very alone whilst trying to support my husband with his depression. Then I realised that I was morning a loss.

finding the strength to be a rock; The Power of Gratitude

Mindfulness is something which is talked about a lot these days and I confess that whilst it is something, I want to learn more about and practice, I haven’t done so yet. For me though it’s more about practicing gratitude and through this I think a certain level of mindfulness will come.