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Your own love and approval

When it feels like something is missing in life, what is truly missing is your own love and approval. Your own love and approval

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Safe, warm and comfortable – there is only now

Surrounded by soothing safety. The gentle, warm water embracing every inch of your skin. Safe. Warm. Comfortable. Nothing before this moment matters. Nothing before this moment exists. There is only now and this warm, soothing memory. Safe, warm and comfortable – there is only now

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O.C.D Mental Obsessive Disorder

Intrusive thoughts or obsessions as psychologists call them affecting everyone. But some people can’t get rid of them as easily as the rest of us. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental anxiety disorder which produces repeated thoughts or images about many different things, such as fear of germs, dirt, or intruders; acts of violence; […]

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Dementia Tips when touring ~

Here are some tips to consider when planning to travel with someone with dementia: If this is your first trip since your loved one has developed dementia, or if his or her behaviours or care needs have changed significantly since travelling last, it may be useful to do a trial run. Practice by taking a […]

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Sunbury Lunatic Asylum
In the 19th Century,

Sunbury Lunatic AsylumIn the 19th Century, mental illness was treated with fear and in many cases, terrible measures were applied to relatively helpless patients. To be committed to an Asylum required the signatures and agreements of two Doctors ratified by a Magistrate. The person was then deemed to be a ‘Lunatic’ and was generally admitted […]