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Computer Calamity 101

I haven’t posted for a while, have I? Did any of you wonder where I’ve been or what amazing adventures I’d been up to? Did anyone consider something radical may have happened? Like dropping dead? No, unfortunately for you, I’m...
by Hiking Fiasco on Feb 18, 2016

Are you a Co-ruminator?

By David Joel Miller What is Co-rumination and how does it affect you? Having friends, positive ones, can be very helpful for your mental health, wellness and recovery. Talking about your problems can be beneficial. This talking through your life ...
by counseolrssoapbox on Nov 4, 2015

Processing the Past

How The Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of action helps with emotional dysregulation. A Personal...

7 Problems We Can Tackle With Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness is the practice and experience of being fully in the moment, whether that moment contains excitement, pain, boredom, mild interest or curiosity. It’s the […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [htt...
by The Mindful Word on Jun 29, 2015

Home Renovations 101, May 2015.

Need a tradesman? Get these. As you know, I've returned to blogging and my last post gave a brief overview concerning mental fragility, medication and teak-like flesh. In order to get back into the swing of writing on a regular basis, I've come up...
by Hiking Fiasco on May 28, 2015

Anxiety makes you sick in so many ways.

By David Joel Miller. Lots of illness, is it anxiety telling you to be sick? Many mental illnesses have very real physical symptoms. Those symptoms of depression and anxiety are not just in your head. Stress puts your body through … Continue re...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 26, 2015

Six Months in a Day.

Where was I? Oh yeah, as you know, I've been away for the past six months. I must admit, sitting down again to write is more of a struggle than I anticipated. As it is, I've spent the past 30 minutes staring at the screen with little result, other th...
by Hiking Fiasco on May 21, 2015

Can’t make up your mind? Indecision, rumination and depression.

By David Joel Miller. Indecision, rumination and depression If you can’t make up your mind it may be because you are depressed. Indecision is a common result of depression and certain types of rumination ramp this symptom up. When you … Conti...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 25, 2015

Emotional Avalanches and Feelings Landslides

By David Joel Miller Do your emotions sometimes just sweep you away? Everyone has ups and downs in life. There are times you are up and times you are down. Those ups and downs can come slowly or they can … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 9, 2015

9 Ways to stop unhelpful rumination.

By David Joel Miller. Do you find your brain full of negative unhelpful thoughts? Sometimes it feels like our own brain is out to get us. Sometimes it is. If you have unhelpful thoughts and then you sit and chew … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Feb 18, 2015

Is Rumination Chewing up your mental health?

By David Joel Miller What is Rumination and why is rumination destroying your mental wellness? Rumination – Chewing your emotional cud Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Rumination, that habit of turning things over and over in your mind, has a lot...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jan 6, 2015

The Three Lost Children Walk, Daylesford. June 2014.

I'll get my disclaimer out of the way early. This upcoming post will be word heavy, so don't even contemplate thinking you'll read it on the train home. Not unless you're on the Trans-Siberian Express of course. There will be plenty of mind melting m...
by Hiking Fiasco on Jun 20, 2014

Christodoulos Ioannou 1922 - 2012.

'Melbourne 1949' Welcome to 2014. You're probably asking yourself, who the hell is the bloke above? Well, I'll get to that in a minute, but first I want to waffle about what's been happening. Firstly, can I Ctrl+Alt+Del the year so far and start a...
by Hiking Fiasco on Jan 8, 2014

Lower Kalimna Falls, Lorne, Victoria. September 2013.

Lower Kalimna Falls  Damn, I think I stuffed up with my gloating photos of the Split Point Lighthouse at Aireys Inlet in my last post. The reason being is some of those images were originally going to be in this one, as the Kalimna Falls near...
by Hiking Fiasco on Oct 17, 2013

A year, and back again

It’s been more than a year since this blog was posted to. In the interim, the cooking, trying out new recipes, eating and drinking continued unbroken, but somehow I never got around to blogging about it. Maybe the first flush of enthusiasm from...
by Foodnama on Apr 16, 2012

A year, and back again

It’s been more than a year since this blog was posted to. In the interim, the cooking, trying out new recipes, eating and drinking continued unbroken, but somehow I never got around to blogging about it. Maybe the first flush of enthusiasm from...
by Foodnama on Apr 16, 2012

Answers to FFT 2

Here goes folks! The theme, as you may have figured out was all fictional food places and brands This Hawaiian word, part of a famous 2-word brand name means “Priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession.”A soda-cup bear...
by Foodnama on Feb 25, 2011

Food for thought – 2

Here goes the next set of questions for you all to try sans search engine support:) This Hawaiian word, part of a famous 2-word brand name means “Priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession.”A soda-cup bearing t...
by Foodnama on Feb 22, 2011

Recipe for a Perfect Evening

So, this is how it goes. Think of a style of cooking. Think of the main character – the meat or sometimes the veggie. For example, you could come up with Malwani and Fish. Or the other way around. Next step is to Google for recipes. After a few rou...
by Foodnama on Feb 19, 2011


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