Work and Worry

I've found myself getting increasingly stressed over the last few months.

The cause? My work.

Like the majority of people, it isn't the first time working has caused me stress, given me nightmares, exacerbated my anxiety. I have often found that my work is closely linked to me mental health and well being.

Looking over my blog posts from last year you wouldn't think that for half of it I was feeling depressed and even, at times, suicidal.

My Geek Gift List

Can you remember a time before you could buy nearly anything you wanted at a click of a button?

As a teen and a lover of all things Lord of the Rings I would sit in an internet cafe searching the world wide web for anything to fuel my passion. There wasn't much. I don't think I'd even heard of eBay at that point (I am only 32 by the way but the internet was still new enough to be featured on 'Tomorrow's World')...