Tag Archives: Sleep

Worlds apart (but still neighbours)

One of the many weird and wonderful things I did on the journey to becoming a psychologist was interviewing a range of teenagers from all over the UK. I was doing a study exploring how teenagers cope when one parent is seriously unwell. What impressed me the most about every single teen was their resilience […]

The Obligatory Sleep Post

Stay awake, don’t rest your head Don’t lie down upon your bed While the moon drifts in the skies Stay awake, don’t close your eyes Though the world is fast asleep Though your pillow’s soft and deep You’re not sleepy as you seem Stay awake, don’t nod and dream Mary Poppins What is it with […]

Let Myself Love

I hold your sleeping body Cocooned in the crook of my arm Examine your crinkly lids Alien feet Rosebud lips “Why don’t you put her down dear? Get some rest yourself?’ But, for now, I’m going to let myself love you I rock your tense, taut body Cont…