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It is difficult to know what is making you feel bad.

How you feel depends on natural body chemicals causing emotional states, including hormones (premenstual tension)  and daily fluctuations (sleep/wake cycle) plus food,  coffee, tea.. plus medication – for the illness; for symptoms; for mental state. plus how people around you … Continue reading

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I know why new-born babies cry…

Why won’t a newborn baby let their mother sleep?  I think it is because the baby needs to know she is alive and well.   And lying down, and sleep, are what people do when they are ill or dying. So … Continue reading

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When people get frustrated with their own body not working properly they may take it out on those around them.

Some important questions. How does this work? Are they blaming others for their body not working? Are they confusing their own body with the body of their children or their partner? Are they just hitting out blindly, so preoccupied with … Continue reading

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Being a carer isn’t easy

It is hard to feel you are doing a good job as a carer unless you can see the person you care for getting better in some way.  They may not get better, however good a carer you are. You may … Continue reading

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