My 10 favourite memories at Christmas

“It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid. At Christmas time, we let in light and we banish shade…” and in my world of disability, it’s full of wheelchairs, blurred vision, love and laughter. Despite the challenges I face with my disabilities on a daily basis, I’ve grown up with fond and happy memories… Continue reading My 10 favourite memories at Christmas

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5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Wednesday 10th October 2018 was World Mental Health Day. Currently 450 million people worldwide suffer with mental health problems and it has been known to effect famous people too including Gary Lightbody, Ant McPartlin, Robin Williams and Chester Bennington.   To mark the occasion and raise awareness, I want to share factors that cause mental… Continue reading 5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Album Review: Wildness by Snow Patrol

After 7 long years of silence, Snow Patrol are finally back with a new album. Wildness is a therapeutic masterpiece; full of love, emotion, mindfulness, thankfulness, reconnecting, letting go and natural beauty. Lead singer, Gary Lightbody, expresses his battle with depression, his acceptance of his Father having dementia, the social changes in the modern world… Continue reading Album Review: Wildness by Snow Patrol