Covid-19, mental health and the power of talking

As most of you will know, we are just coming to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week. Now more than ever we need to be supporting one another. Covid-19 has had an extraordinary impact on all of our lives, both physically and mentally. If you are struggling with your mental health, whatever you do, … Continue reading Covid-19, mental health and the power of talking

Lockdown – It doesn’t have to be the birth of a million alcoholics

Alcohol sales are through the roof. Everyone's social calendars have gone out the window. And people are anxious, fed up and searching for answers. I can't help but wondering if the expression "oh what the hell, it's lock down" is echoing down streets all over the country.   Alcohol can disguise itself as your best friend in … Continue reading Lockdown – It doesn’t have to be the birth of a million alcoholics

Failure or just a new chapter – Definitely the latter!

Failure. It’s a scary word for anyone. No one wants to be associated with it or experience it. For an addict, it’s not only scary but it’s also incredibly dangerous. It’s one massive excuse to reach for the bottle. And I have been SO guilty of doing exactly that, countless times in the past. It … Continue reading Failure or just a new chapter – Definitely the latter!