Eye-locks and Other Fearsome Things A book by fellow blogger, Ellen Stockdale Wolfe Blog: stockdalewolfe.com “Eye-locks” is a Bipolar/Asperger’s memoir in narrative form that describes the triumph of love over mental illness. While not a lesson plan, it documents Ellen’s therapeutic journey to finding love against all odds. Useful for therapists, and for patients with …

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Christmastime brings different problems for different people, but it can be a particularly difficult time for someone who is in the early stages of recovering from alcohol misuse. The Christmas period brings about extra challenges for someone who has accepted that their life has become intolerable with alcohol in it, and they are doing their …

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Welsh: Yma o Hyd Dwyt ti’m yn cofio Macsen, does neb yn ei nabod o. Mae mil a chwe chant o flynyddoedd, yn amser rhy hir i’r co’. Pan aeth Magnus Maximus o Gymru, yn y flwyddyn tri-chant-wyth-tri, a’n gadael yn genedl gyfan, a heddiw – wele ni! Ry’n ni yma o hyd, ry’n ni …

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The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. – Samuel Johnson   When people say they get pleasure from smoking, it is because of the undesirable feeling that is allayed, by getting the fix that prevents them from getting withdrawal symptoms. It feels good to …

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“Why are England’s water companies pumping out a tide of sewage? Because they can”     “In England’s green and pleasant land”, raw sewage is being pumped into the rivers and the sea. Tory MPs voted to allow raw sewage to be pumped into England’s waterways The privatised water companies’ profits have increased since they …

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