Book Review: Overcoming Low Self-Esteem – Melanie Fennell

Review - Melanie Fennell Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem by Melanie is an invaluable, practical guide to changing the negative core beliefs we have about ourselves using the practices and techniques of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). There are two reasons why I picked up this book: Despite significantly improving the way I think about myself (and the way these thoughts influence […]

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My 2017 Year in Review

London Tower Bridge

Like a lot of people, the end of a year normally means that I take a step away from the world to review and reflect on what went well and what didn’t go so well over the previous year. Usually, I do this in my own private journal. That gives me a chance to be […]

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The day she told me she had AIDS

World Aids Day - December 1st

I’ll never forget the day she told me she had AIDS. We’d only just met, and were still in that butterflies-in-the-tummy phase, the one where every possible moment is spent clinging desperately to one another as twin tsunamis of passion and obsession tear through your entire world. **This is a repost of something I originally posted back in 2014.**   […]

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Running with Rage

Running Man With earphones

The pavement vanished under foot, trees and fields blew past me in a hazy blur, passers-by, fellow joggers, dog walkers, curious onlookers were left to eat my dust. [Note: This is an archived post taken from One Small Step, a running blog I wrote during my training for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon.] I was running. […]

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