“What’s the worst that can happen?” – more musings on how we present ourselves to the world for Alopecia Awareness Month

In our previous post, we discussed how self-confidence is often strongly influenced by our perceptions about what others might think about us. This is an endlessly fascinating topic for me and Rachel because we often swing between feeling totally ourselves, ready to the face the world, through to crippling anxiety about what others will think, [...]

Life is an experiment…

Since I mentioned, in my comment to Liz's previous post, that I am not that keen on walking, I have been mulling it over in my mind.  Yesterday, I decided that I would make sure my 5 mile training would be in a more built up area and incorporated one of my favourite places - [...]

Be Good to Future You

  It's common, as we move towards the start of a new year, to ask oneself questions about how we can improve/be different/more like the person we want to be. Your Future Self can be your best friend when it comes to making positive life changes. Here's why. “The future depends on what you do [...]

Patience is a virtue

I used to have very little patience but be extremely tolerant.  My lack of patience was wanting to speed up the process.  And my tolerance turned out to be allowing people to assume it was ok to put their needs before mine.  However, the tables have turned and I now seem to be more patient [...]