Explaining Coping Mechanisms Using Computer Games

When you get stressed it can be hard to see a way out or a way to fix the problem. When that stress is bordering on, or full on swimming in, clinical depression, anxiety or pre-/post-natal depression it can feel hopeless and overwhelming.

Laptop Sickdays

So as you well have noticed my blog has been a little lacking recently. This is sadly because my poor old laptop is having some trouble and will be going to get an organ donation soon. It should be back on it’s feet soon but until then please bear with me. I will attempt to…

Text From Dog Lives in BIRMINGHAM!!!

Sometimes I’m a little bit weird, my excitment at the fact that a texting Bulldog with a love of bacon lives in Birmingham probably counts as that. I think I may have made it my mission to meet dog while I am here. I will be sneaky, like he teaches. While I’m planning that how…

Body Anxiety & Obesity (NSFW)

I have already mentioned that I’m on a rather extreme diet. I was so sure it was due to worries over my health more than anything but after reading “Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report” featured in the Guardian yesterday, I’m not so sure. Maybe I’ve been in denial, and if there’s another unhealthy…

Does Post-Modern Church Architecture Miss The Point?

One of the ideas I’ve been thinking about has been Church architecture and stewardship. I adore design and seeing how buildings can make people feel certain ways: a Gothic light-filled cathedral can remind them of the heavens; a simple tent can remind them of the Early Church; an Eastern mosaic-filled curved globe can remind people…