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Entries by BritChick Paris from 06/2012

Why the Queen Has the Right Idea About Birthdays‏

| Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I have an unhealthy obsession with my birthday. I think I'm a birthday addict. The sight of a pristeen white envelope or the rustle of a wrapped present send me into a frenzy. I love everyone else's birthdays too. Card shops are my favourite haunts.

Why Many of Us Are Depressed and Don't Even Realise It

| Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Therapy, counselling and spiritual advice have been my key to adult happiness. Many of us put on a brave face and try and rationalise inner pain. If it's there it's there and needs treating. I owe a lot to the stability my husband has created in my life. Thanks to this pillar of strength I was able to open my Pandora's box.

Why Believing You're Not Good Enough Is a Self Fulfilling Prophecy

| Posted 06.18.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When I was little I was unsure about everything and fretted about anything. If the cat was sick. If my teacher wasn't on form. If my parents were unhappy. Sometimes I would come away from talking to someone who was negatively charged and feel inexplicably down. They would say something slightly critical and I would feel annihilated.

Me-Phobia: Are You Afraid of Your Own Company?

| Posted 06.24.2012 | UK Lifestyle

We live in a world where we are constantly busy busy. Even by ourselves we can fill our time now to the brim with all the new digital applications. Agendas are overloaded, everyone is multi-tasking and even sleep is restless with BlackBerrys by the bed.