The Hidden Pain

You pass them on the street. Every day. The lonely. The hurting. The victims and the guilty. The starters and the finishers. We all carry pain but for some it weighs more. You can't always see the tears or hear the cries, they're good at hiding it. They seem at peace so we walk on … Continue reading The Hidden Pain

Why we NEED Christmas in 2020

Last Christmas i wrote a piece looking at the worst things about xmas, arguing that it has become irrelevant and outdated in the 21st century. https://iansimpsonphotography.wordpress.com/2019/12/30/is-christmas-still-relevant/ Twelve months on and the momentous events of this year have forced me to rethink my comments. While i stand by my sentiments from 12 months ago i also … Continue reading Why we NEED Christmas in 2020

What does panic feel like ? and how can you cope with it.

I suffer with anxiety a lot. Worrying about anything and everything. "Will the car start ?" "Am i ill ?" "What if this happens ?" "How do i avoid danger ?" Fighting it with rational thought takes energy, lots of it. Hence i am always tired which makes me think i'm ill. And so the … Continue reading What does panic feel like ? and how can you cope with it.