Stockholm Syndrome 

“If you are an approval addict, your behaviour is as easy to control as that of any other junkie. All a manipulator need do is a simple two-step process: Give you what you crave, and then threaten to take it away. Every drug dealer in the world plays this game.” Harriet B. Braiker When I…

Self kindness

Being kind to myself isn’t something that comes naturally to me. I put others first. I overthink things. I often feel guilty or to blame for things that I know aren’t my fault. I am my own worse judge. In an attempt to redress this, I have been spontaneous and booked a holiday. In Greece…

Channeling Kimmy

My mindset is shifting. Thank f*ck for that. The positive attitude and optimistic outlook, which steadfastly carried me through 2016, but have waxed and waned in 2017, are returning with full, steady, force. I’m coming out of the fog. The anxiety is dissipating. The uncertainties that have unsettled me so much have either been resolved…

Are you ready?

AP sent me this song, a few weeks into our relationship. Such a beautiful song. Such a beautiful video. Such beautiful sentiment. Dancing, like that. So tenderly. Dressed in your finest clothes. Just for each other’s pleasure. Having someone whisper such words in your ears. It’s the stuff I’d always hoped for and dreamed of.…