The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald

The way I see it…… In a “world” that tells you:Life is hardChange is hardYou are broken You have to cope and manage stress, anxiety and depression for the rest of your life. Did you know, we ALL are fundamentally well? We all have the capacity for innate resilience now. I am sure no one told you that. In a “world” that tells you:Eat this, … Continue reading The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald

Writing: University achievement unlocked – I’ve written a script!

So earlier this week I had to do a profile of my two main characters in this weeks uni assignment which was to provide an in-depth character profile, script and the usual reflective commentary. Today I’ve actually done the second part of my assignment which meant I wrote the script! (and first I found it … Continue reading Writing: University achievement unlocked – I’ve written a script!

Me and My Disability: February’s major spinal pain flare up and gratitude to you all

Hello all,Chickonwheelz here, I just wanted to pop on and say that I find your support absolutely invaluable! I haven’t been posting much on my blog because I’m really struggling with severe pain levels at the moment as well as my mental health. I’ve only now got the motivation to do the first half of … Continue reading Me and My Disability: February’s major spinal pain flare up and gratitude to you all

Me and My disability: Things I can’t do because of my disability.

*Again for comedy purposes only* Pass a drugs test - I am on wayyyy too much morphine for that to happen.Bunge jump or sky dive - people with cerebral palsy aren’t covered by insurance companies when skydiving and yet people think it’s okay to blast me with radiation that could leave me with Spider-Man powers … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can’t do because of my disability.

Me and My disability: Things I can do that other able bodied people can’t.

*This is for comedy purposes only* Eat a hobnob and pee in a bag at the same time.Skip queues.Take legal morphine and fly high as a kite. I have a key that opens all Uk toilets.Make cripple jokes about myself. Never needing to replace the sole on a shoe.Always have attractive Carers/medical staff.Have an encyclopaedic … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can do that other able bodied people can’t.