Sometimes you have to try things to change your perception. I tried Photizo and it worked.
In-between the cracks.
In 2009 I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”), the cause of this was a result of deployment as a Combat Medical Technician during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, now no matter your political opinion or your stance of war. It was my choice to join the British Army, it was my … Continue reading In-between the cracks.
Veterans Homeless crisis or media storm?
Veterans homeless crisis
Work Life Balance
Work life balance lets change the way we think
Bang .. The guns fell silent
Lest we forget
Is there a cure……?
Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had on friends family and so on.
I was highly trained, first and foremost I was a soldier, second to this I was a Combat Medical Technician. My job was to save lives so I was always aghast when people took their own life!
“Oh how life changes”
These thoughts were quickly reconsidered when a friend took his life; while out on a live fire training he joked about keeping one round (bullet) for himself! Not one eyelid was batted after all, at the close of each range exercise you declare you have not retained any…
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Mental Health The New Trend
Mental health a trend? a fad?
Global Mental Health Summit 2018
A brief blog on the 2018 Mental Health summit
Is there a cure......? Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had … Continue reading Veterans Suicide
The Sky’s the limit
A small blog highlighting the simplicity of things that can help focus the PTSD mindset
Is Rt Honourable Tobias Elwood MP right? After the tragic events in Westminster where a loner took it upon himself to take the lives of innocent people going about their normal day. The Government and the Police advice is to follow three simple steps RUN HIDE TELL The sole purpose of this advice is to … Continue reading RUN, HIDE,TELL
Choice or Pain?
Its simple its neat enjoy working together
Mental Health Awareness Week
So, it is May which means it’s Mental Health Awareness week, but there is not a buzz around it. Yet, this year’s focus is loneliness. One in Four Adults feel lonely some or all the time. The impact of loneliness can be significant. Yet very few will talk about it. I was intending to write … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week
The Commute, some answers to the questions you never asked.
Commuting in London, conjures up all sorts of images, the sharply dressed rushing to get the train, swerving around the people trying to give you a free paper while trying to grab a freebie without breaking your stride. All while trying to avoid tripping over the homeless people surrounded by sandwiches and a torn coffee … Continue reading The Commute, some answers to the questions you never asked.
DON’T DO IT, YOU ARE WANTED, YOU ARE NEEDED IN THIS WORLD! I let myself get to the point of suicide and I stepped back, I sought help if you are struggling seek help. If you are struggling, seek help. If you are in a position to offer help, ask "are you ok? But be … Continue reading Suicide
2020! Now I wasn’t expecting that.
This was a new decade, it was the time to start a new year without the resolutions, but with new goals. Well that lasted didn’t it! Within the first month I was told to leave two separate restaurants because of my assistance dog! The first I was resilient and pointed out that they were in … Continue reading 2020! Now I wasn’t expecting that.