What Made Maddy Run, a brilliant insight into the world that was Maddy Holleran’s. The original article #SplitImage, is what inspired me to talk openly about my struggles with depression. Starting with my LifeUnfiltered post. I still remember sitting at work reading the article, all but crying and thinking, oh, I need to stop hiding.
If there was a book that I wish I had read years ago, it would be this, Defining Decade. So much of it just resonated on so many levels. Having always enjoyed school and getting report cards, it was easy to know how well you were doing at life. So seeing it so blankly put
Remember at school, how easy it was to make friends? You would go play in the playground and instantly have a best friend. Sleepovers and play dates just sealed the deal. Moving around you learn how to make friends quickly and to be honest it's pretty easy. At schools, particularly ones laden with expat kids,
It's over, it's done. 3 hours 48 minutes and 42 seconds later, with tears and plenty of them. Oh, and when they said it was flat, it really wasn't! So many emotions. Running has helped me with my mental health, more than I often realise. Since moving to Glasgow I have had pretty severe depression
My desire to read psychology books continues. I was lucky enough to hear Dr. Steve Peters give an hours presentation at work. Immediately after, I went out and bought his book The Chimp Paradox. Let's just say it all makes sense, it's a great model which explains why we all react the way we do.