Aboard the Ship Self-Help 3: Coping Stones

Well, the self-help journey has lasted for three blog posts, which can’t be said for some of my previous endeavours! First I’ll take a quick look back at my last post and what I assigned myself as homework: “What I want to do next is to have a serious think about what I’m going to … Continue reading Aboard the Ship Self-Help 3: Coping Stones

Aboard the Ship Self-Help 2: But won’t being vulnerable make me really vulnerable…?

I’ve just finished reading the introductions and first chapter of Rising Strong, and listening to the corresponding episode of the podcast Big Strong Yes. It’s really an introduction to the whole concept of what Brené Brown calls ‘rising strong’. What she’s talking about is how you get up again after a fall. Even a really … Continue reading Aboard the Ship Self-Help 2: But won’t being vulnerable make me really vulnerable…?

Welcome to my Voyage on the Good Ship Self-Help

Greetings, dear reader. Why yes, now that you mention it I am feeling rather chipper and I’m making the most of it. I’ve just finished listening to an excessively hilarious podcast, I’m about to start listening to the commentary on the Doctor Who story Enemy of the World (ermagaahhhd so good), and I’ve been chatting … Continue reading Welcome to my Voyage on the Good Ship Self-Help

What are These Boundary Things and How do I get One?

DO you read self-help books? HAVE you been in therapy? ARE you on social media? IN FACT are you a person who is alive in the world (well, the rich white western world, anyway)? If so then you, like me, probably know all too well that you CANNOT have a good relationship or, like, life, … Continue reading What are These Boundary Things and How do I get One?