MENTAL ELF AWARENESS


It’s only Tuesday; can you believe it? I don’t know about you but I feel like it’s already been a long week. It was so hard to get up this morning and I woke at 538, having slept through multiple alarms, and miraculously I am still on time for work! Ok, so I didn’t manage even a coffee or a wash but here I am, smelly and thirsty, on my first train.

I walk down my dark street every day and resent the same neighbours who are cosily at home again, fed and watered, before I get back from work. Worst thought about that is that many are probably on much bigger salaries than myself!

Oh, I’m not complaining – yes, Mr. Cameron, I’m glad to have a job, but at what expense? My friends think I don’t care, “you never write, you never call”, and my family have forgotten what I look like.

That said, I am grateful that the train is running on time and that means I should have time for a quick coffee and a cigarette at Waterloo! So life isn’t so bad.

Soon be Christmas lol

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About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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