My Trikafta story

My Trikafta story

My Trikafta story began 4 days ago. I was excited but didn’t want to get too ahead of myself. I had heard reports of Trikafta (called Kaftrio in the UK) making huge positive (mostly) changes and hoped this would be the same for me. For 

The Retreat in Kent

The Retreat in Kent

The Retreat in Kent is a wonderful place. I was there this weekend and had a great time. I was met by a friendly guy called Billy. He showed us around and we drank champagne whilst watching the geese and ducks. We had a little 

Think Outside The Box

Think Outside The Box

  If you want to get ahead in life, it’s imperative to employ “outside the box” thinking. Think like everyone else, accept the norms that are presented to you and will have to play by the rules like everyone else. Think outside the box for 

Swans And Friends Bird Rescue

Swans And Friends Bird Rescue

Recently, I spent time with a lovely man named John Potts. John works tirelessly to protect and rescue wildlife, mainly in the South of England. John and his wife Linda run a charity called “Swans & Friends Bird Rescue”. They came out to Dunsfold, Surrey 

How to have a good freak out

How to have a good freak out

When you were a child, you knew exactly how to have a good freak out. You might have yelled and cried. You may have stomped your feet or laid down in the middle of a grocery store aisle to get your point across. Not only 

Animals and mental health

Animals and mental health

The secret mental health weapon Animals and mental health have always been related but the true benefits have only recently been researched. The in-depth rewards of animals on your mental health certainly aren’t given enough air-time. Of course, it helps if you like animals. When 

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault It’s certainly true for me – “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”. In the past, I rarely appreciated what I had. 

Try a therapy dog for your mental health issues

Try a therapy dog for your mental health issues

  Why not try a therapy dog for your mental health issues. I think it’s a fantastic idea. My dog, Socks has always been a huge help for me when I feel low. Just having him around me helps, even if he has no clue 

What lockdown has taught me

What lockdown has taught me

“Most of the time we spent too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important” – Stephen Covey   Lockdown has taught me that a slower life is a better life. Since lockdown began, I have made time for 

Week three corona virus pandemic

Week three corona virus pandemic

Bored bored bored…. I have been going on walks in the countryside and getting to know all the local wildlife on a first name basis…I love my sleep so I only get up late. I tend to work fast though so mostly catch up on