Focus on Fun

At Focused Friends, we believe fun and laughter are good for the soul. Make time in your day, to bring a smile to someone’s face. Be silly! Wear a wig! Do something daft! Tell a joke! Do a funny dance! Whatever it may be, find some way to have fun. Even if you are on…

What happened!

I suffered with bulimia for 15yrs of my life, suffering the worst in my mid 20’s (after my divorce). Prozac was the medication given to me (as well as counselling )to help stop the vicious cycle I found myself in, although over the years I have relapsed occasionally and purged but have managed to keep…

2020 – Life in Lockdown

A year of truly understanding the value of connections, relationships and self-resilience. Loss, Love, Loneliness and Laughter For me, like many I’m sure, a rollercoaster year where the lowest lows have been visited, and the highs of appreciation have taken flight. Who we have in our life, and the strength we didn’t know was ours,…

It’s Worry O’Clock

We will all experience varying degrees of worry and anxiety in our lifetime.  Here is a simple method of moving into an empowered position, over your anxiety.  This is highly effective at times when anxiety may feel distressing. Do not fight the feelings of worry or anxiety. Doing so may enter you into conflict with…

Embracing simplicity

You will get to know that the mantra of my life is “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live The life you’ve imagined.” ~Henry David Thoreau That is a small part of the quote and truly the part that I have embraced throughout most of my adult life. There is a second part…

5 Ways to Approach Lockdown

By Deano Parsons. “Even under the most difficult circumstances, you can have creative flexibility.” – Anne M. Mulcahy.        Lockdown can make you feel like you are going stir-crazy.  Well, there are some simple things to remember, that will make each day at least bearable, while the lock-down is in place. Follow this simple 5…