Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Two years ago I signed up for Rachel Kellys Newsletter (sign-up is at the bottom of the page). Rachel is an embassador for mental health and has experienced crippling depression about which she talked in the FutureLearn Course “Literature and Mental Health” by University of Warwick. If you live with a mental health condition then I can only advice you to take this course. It … Continue reading Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

I published this post first in October 2017 “Stephen Fry, Cedric Anselin, Prince Harry and many more did it! Get help for your #menalhealth”   video credit: Huffington Post via YouTube   Find help here: International ~ Helplines on Mental Health Support UK ~ Helplines on NHS page US ~ Helplines on Getselfhelp Australia ~ Helplines on Healthdirect         Continue reading For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

Survivor Saturday ~ Helplines & Homepages to get you through holidays and other tough times

January 2019 I know Christmas is over but you might need help at all times of the year. That is why I post this one again in January. December 2016 Christmas is supposed to be a time of cheerfulness and happy experiences. The sad truth is though that, Christmas is a difficult time if you are a survivor of abuse. So often abuse has happened … Continue reading Survivor Saturday ~ Helplines & Homepages to get you through holidays and other tough times

Vitamin D and Mental Health ~ Randi Fredricks, Ph.D on YouTube

December 2016 It’s winter in the northern hemisphere and clinical as well as seasonal depression is more of a problem than usual. That is why I repost this entry to give some ideas on how you can boost your mood. May 2016 Last year I went to see my GP to ask her about the influence certain vitamins and minerals may have on my mental … Continue reading Vitamin D and Mental Health ~ Randi Fredricks, Ph.D on YouTube

The big four zero/ Die grosse Null nach der Vier

October 2018 The big five zero is rapidly approaching and I am still working on it. But I think I am getting there 🙂 May 2011 It is 7 months now that I hit the big four zero. I always thought I would enjoy it as you grow a bit more relaxed with a bit more life experience. But alas there goes my dream. One … Continue reading The big four zero/ Die grosse Null nach der Vier

Being picky/waehlerisch sein

September 2018 I certainly have slowed down now… 🙂 January 2011 (from one of my old blogs) I was hurrying through my life. On a usual day I wanted to read, write my blogs, write to friends and write my poetry, meditate, spend time with the family, meet friends,  work, play on Facebook, the tablet, the computer and my phone, knit, do the housework, have … Continue reading Being picky/waehlerisch sein

I have enough of blaming myself (B for A2ZChallenge)

It is day two of “Blogging from A -Z” and I have enough of blaming myself! When I finished yesterday’s post all sorts of thoughts went through my head: They will see I am a showoff because the title sounds somehow professional but the post is “just” written down. I have not edited enough. I am ruining my families life because I have left my job. At … Continue reading I have enough of blaming myself (B for A2ZChallenge)

What is PTSD and What can we do About it? ~ Guest Post by Anna Kucirkova

Today I welcome Anna Kucirkova to “The Bee Writes…” who gives us a detailed insight into what PTSD is and what it means to live with it: “Our society still faces a huge battle in understanding mental illnesses, even now with all of our advances in technology. In America alone, 43.8 million people suffer from a mental illness every year. The most common mental illnesses … Continue reading What is PTSD and What can we do About it? ~ Guest Post by Anna Kucirkova