An Existential Crisis

An Existential Crisis

The ramblings of a hippy mind who has found her way

A blog about my self discovery

This is my journey from stress, depression and years of looking at things a certain away, to a change of values and outlook on life. I started to get a desire to write a few months ago, and after reading “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi and then “The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson, I thought what the hell. And so here you are. This is not likely to be much in terms of writing ability, and it most certainly will not be to everyones liking, but as I have recently started to come to terms with …

You cannot please 100 percent of people 100 percent of the time.

2017 has been a life changing year for me. You would think it would have been the year my daughter was born. Or the year I qualified from university and became employed (not technically the first job I had). No, it was this year. This is the year I turned 30 – something I was looking forward too. I also gave up alcohol — well kind of, I mean I stopped drinking too much. 2017 is the year my career peaked and I actually set to work on achieving my ambitions at work. Unfortunately this is also the year my GP suspected I had bipolar, I freaked the fuck out, met a psychiatrist, had a life changing day and began to seek a purpose.

I am a mother, a fiancé, a dog owner, a dentist, a child, a sister, a friend and a business woman. And I am trying to multi-task like a pro.

A date night with a difference!
When I was out shopping yesterday in Manchester I could not help notice the number of homeless people on the streets. One man had a...
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What if we stopped judging ourselves and others?
The other day I spent a few hours waiting for the Sky man to arrive to sort out our internet connection. He had been in...
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Why this isn’t the picture of someone in need of gin!
If I told you this morning that your day would involve building a toy box, making lunches for the following day and general household chores....
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I had a dream…
It was life changing. It started with me thinking about my future and what it is that I would like to achieve. It ended with...
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I love you!
I love you. I am sorry I forgot that for a moment. I just said that to my daughter. I have recently said something very...
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Are you an insecure overachiever?
I think I may be on to something. Ever since I have taken an interest in all things reading, writing, philosophy and self-discovery I have...
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Love and Work! Is that all there is?
Love and work, work and love, that's all there is More wise words from Freud. If you actually think about that, and have that in...
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Who knew I had advice to give?
How did I go from someone needing advice and a helping hand, to someone who thought she had advice to give? I saw a friend...
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One day…
There's this one quote that has stood out in my mind since reading The Subtle Art and its one spoken by Freud... One day, in...
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A date night with a difference!
When I was out shopping yesterday in Manchester I could not help notice the number of homeless people on the streets. One man had a...
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