Hello Darkness, My Old Frenemy! – Dealing with C-PTSD

A blast from the past came up in conversation today. I froze as the memory of the absolute chaos this person set in motion snapped me into alert. All of a sudden, snapshots of the events leading to the day I opened the door to my life to this person, went through my mind. Guilt…

The One Behind the Mask

The last four months have been interesting. I was one of the many who was furloughed and spent three months puttering around my tiny house. Like so many people, there were feelings of fear, worry, apprehension, confusion, anger, etc until one day I just surrendered. I looked outdoors and saw how the sun rose and…

Hello and Welcome

Writing from the heart space, this blog is meant to provide information and, perhaps, amusement. It is not a substitute for actual counselling with us (or another therapist) or other holistic/esoteric healing practices. Let me just say this; the blog that you are now reading is a work in progress. But isn’t everything? I live…

What’s in a Name?

The reason I call myself a Mindful Mushroom and how I got here… I am pretty sure everyone has heard that old saying about being a mushroom; kept in the dark and shovelled sh*t. Whilst there are mushrooms that grow in cow poo, not all are. But because mushrooms are not like plants that need…