• The Stepping Stone

      When you are poorly you visit your GP and when your GP is not trained to deal with the niche issue he transfers you to a person who is more trained to deal with the issue than you and him. In the event, you are referred you are hopeful that the person will offer

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  • I’m sorry you feel like this…

    I would like to firstly admit that this post is not an anti-lockdown or conspiracy theory post. This is an educational post for those wanting to have honest, frank and candid conversations with their loved ones via text, video call or telephone call. I think we should all accept there is a virus and it’s

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  • Don’t you believe in ME?

    Photos taken in August 2020 by Floirin Chapling Dear Doctor, It’s been three years since you diagnosed me and three years since I had to re-seek medical attention. Three years of managing my lifestyle, adapting my lifestyle and making significant changes to my lifestyle. Changes such as; altering my work location, ensuring work places were

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  • Defined by

        At the start of August, I treated myself to a massage following the successful self care ritual I did at the end of February. A massage for me, is treatment for sciatica but also something relaxing that seems to do wonders for my anxiety during and after. Who knew having a stranger kneel

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  • The Irony of Privacy

    Question of the day: Can you be a private person and write a blog? Last year, I resumed chatting to a fella, yes a fella, who knew I even had communications with the opposite sex?. This fella and I were chit-chatting as you do. Who goes on a date when you spend weeks talking via

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  • A Lack of Self Love

      Being bullied for my looks when i was younger has 100% affected my self confidence as i’ve gotten older, that’s why I can’t take a compliment for life of me and constantly hate how i look.  I usually do not discuss topics that come up in a therapy session. I try to keep the

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  • Killing Eve: The Role of Fashion

    If you have a good memory or are an avid reader of this cornerstone of the internet, then you might remember my article last year about my favourite series at that moment in time, Killing Eve. I spoke about how much I loved the series first of all but gave you a bit by bit

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  • Are we Talking?

    I’m going to let you in on a secret, and no I’m not in a relationship or writing a sequel. One of those might be true, I’ll let you figure that one out for yourselves but the secret, let’s spill the beans. Back in January, I returned to therapy. Some of those around me, are

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