Category: health

Autumn Equinox: Reflect, Relax, Rejuvenate

This equinox lead up has been a melting pot of fiery sunsets, a huge and glimmering moon for three nights, and an unhealthy dose of insomnia. Colour me not surprised to find out that many of my magical colleagues have also been kept awake… Continue Reading “Autumn Equinox: Reflect, Relax, Rejuvenate”

NaPoWriMo 2021

You may have already noticed that I’m partaking in NaPoWriMo 2021, the annual poetry writing month that inspires writers of all abilities to try and compose a poem every day. Recently diagnosed with CPTSD and suspected ADD, I’ve discovered that my always terrible time… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo 2021”

NaPoWriMo Day 3 – Slap

A slap to the face Leaves a red mark Obvious, critical, easily criticised So we shun Physical violence. A heart racing Blood pumping Veins jumping Throat popping and retching Hands tingling Muscles twanging Tired, old guitar strings Tired of being played; Not so obvious… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 3 – Slap”

Waking Up Sick

Waking Up Sick Every sniffle and cough is the same: “Is this it? Have I caught it Should I isolate?” But until now, Symptoms didn’t quite match Today was different My foible is An over sensitive nose Driving my guts to distraction With the… Continue Reading “Waking Up Sick”

The Strangest Autumn Equinox

I often shout about Autumn Equinox as a time to pause and reflect; to soak up the reds and golds of the turning season and to sigh in the sun before it goes away. This year, it feels a little condescending to do that.… Continue Reading “The Strangest Autumn Equinox”

Saturday Night Takeaway

Do you know what sucks most about other people’s attitudes towards mental health? The assumption that because you can cope some of the time, you should be able to cope all of the time. Today was a day off. I worked bloody hard all… Continue Reading “Saturday Night Takeaway”

New poem for my Patrons

A little look at how the fair folk’s influence seems to have sunk its teeth into modern politics. …we learned to hang iron, throw salt, leave out butter and cream… Don’t you want the clink clank of gold…? This poem is available in full… Continue Reading “New poem for my Patrons”

Daytime

I go to bed in daytime now The night is so passé The songbirds are my lullaby The sunrise lights my way To sleep, perchance to dream, I hope Though not of recent times Of angst and shopping trips gone mad Of social distance… Continue Reading “Daytime”

Weathering the Storm- Out Now!

This anthology of supportive articles is designed to help anyone who is struggling right now. Get help reconnecting to spiritually, learn practical ways to cope and start to understand the psychological impact of the crisis and how to overcome it. With a focus on… Continue Reading “Weathering the Storm- Out Now!”

Weathering the Storm

This new book from various Moon Books authors (including me!) looks at practical, spiritual and psychological ways to support yourself and others when going through tough times- like the current crisis. Out this Friday, the 15th May, just 99p on Amazon UK and free… Continue Reading “Weathering the Storm”