Suzanne's blog

STAY IN TOUCH

‘Being in touch with yourself’, ‘Feeling grounded’, ‘Staying in your own shoes’:  these are great sounding things to do and be.  The actuality is, however, sometimes more difficult.  This especially as it’s difficult to see proof of it.  I have been thinking about EEG machines…
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Talking About Depression

Suzanne Thomas Newsletter   ‘It is during our darkest hours we must focus to see the light’ Aristotle Onassis The word depression describes so many different states of mind – from feeling a bit fed up through to full-blown clinical depression – that it’s almost…
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FEELING YOUR BEST

Summer Holiday time.  Dreaming.  Laughing.  Playing.  Letting go… Feeling good…. Coming back feeling like you again: refreshed, restored re-energised, relaxed. And you think  “I must keep hold of this feeling.  Hang on to it.  Feel like this all the time”….. Then there’s the taking off…
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UpSiDe DoWn and TNORF OT KCAB

The country is, of course, going through very unusual times right now.  All this is having a profound effect not only on a broad, political platform but also, for many, in personal, everyday ways.  Everyone is feeling it.  What has   always seemed solid and unchangeable suddenly…
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A Word to YOU from Me

“…What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet;…” When it comes to nouns that’s usually the case though nouns can be nuanced – boneshaker/racing bike/sit-up-and-beg.  Even names can – Dave/David/Davey each say something about this…
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SPRING CLEAN

It’s Spring!  Hooray!  There’s fresh green stuff everywhere and optimistic flowers and even sunshine and blue skies.  March is famous for it but every year it still feels like the miracle it is.  I thought that, in honour of all this, you may like to…
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A Leap Into Sync

Every four years the world gets back into sync – calendar wise I mean.  We have a whole extra day  – a February 29th!  That day takes the opportunity to catch up with the tiny missed day to day moments that the formality of a…
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RESOLUTION

Edit A brand new year.  A brand new start.  Lots of hope and a chance to think about what you want for 2016.  There may be things you want personally and others things you hope for the world.  They may be big or little things. …
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Christmas Wishes

Warmth.  Love. Eating .  Giving.  Family.  Laughter.  Receiving.  Drinking.  Relaxing.  Fun.  Children.  Merriment……  Yes!  All of this – and more -is what Christmas is all about.  Isn’t it?…I hope that your Christmas is going to have oodles of all of this.On the other hand…. stress. …
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As If…

This month I’m writing about depression.  Well – I’m writing about one aspect of depression.  It’s rather too big a subject to entirely tackle here as anyone who’s ever met it (which is virtually everyone) would attest. As a word, ‘depression’ is used to describe…
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