“Even under the most difficult circumstances, you can have creative flexibility.” – Anne M. Mulcahy. It may feel like lock-down has been in place for weeks and weeks. It may already even feel as though lock-down has been going on for months and that you are going stir-crazy. Well, there are some … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Approach Lockdown
“A huge THANK YOU to everyone who follows this site. Your support and interest are greatly appreciated. I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for participating. Best wishes for a wonderful 2020!” – Dean G. Parsons.
“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” ― T.S. Eliot. Are you feeling stuck in a sense of anxiety or depression? Often, people will feel both anxiety and depression concurrently. One of the common features of feeling stuck, and unable to shift away from these emotions, … Continue reading Create a Coping Strategy
Good morning from a wet Friday in England. We have ten days of stormy weather arriving today! Still, the rain keeps these islands green and lush. What are your plans for the weekend? Try my 10 point plan this weekend and let me know how you get on. 1) Chat with at least one person, … Continue reading Dean’s Weekend Stimulator
I was thinking, today, about the extra financial costs that come from being a person with a disability. I had received a small catalogue of helpful mobility items and useful gadgets that help with tasks that were once so simple. For example, battery powered jar openers, tin openers and bottle openers as well as gadgets … Continue reading Pick Your Fight Wisely
One of the illnesses that I have seen clients deeply affected by, is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or ME. An illness that causes overwhelming tiredness, even after rest or sleep, CFS impacts significantly on the emotional and physical well-being of those who suffer from it. In those of a working age, there is the added … Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome