The First Time I Opened Up About My Mental Health

I can still remember that day I sat on my bed at university and composed that text to my parents. It was late at night but I didn’t send it until the early hours when I knew they would be asleep. I didn’t like the […]

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Finding My Voice

Growing up I was always the shy girl. The one who would sit at the back of class and never spoke a word. Don’t get me wrong, I had friends. But when it came to expressing myself, I was scared. Too afraid to share my […]

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A Familiar Stranger

Each morning in the cold light of the sun, a familiar stranger stares back at me. A person I recognise but know nothing about. An old acquaintance who I’ve lost touch with over the years. I see this girl in the mirror everyday but yet […]

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Finding My Feet

I know where my feet are, they are at the end of my legs, where they have always been. But this isn’t what bothers me. I know that their purpose is to keep me balanced on this rocky terrain, but that’s not the problem either. […]

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A Journey of Recovery

Cast your mind back to this time last year, October 2016. The leaves were starting to fall, the nights were beginning to feel that little bit colder. Which I suppose isn’t much different from now, expect from the time that stands between us. An empty […]

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Dear Depression

Dear Depression, My faithful friend, well at least that’s what you told me. It’s strange really because you never really gave me your name. I had to find it out from someone else and if I’m being honest, I didn’t believe them. I mean surely, […]

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This is the part we save ourselves

You will out shine The bullies who hurt you Your heart will survive The lovers who left you Your soul will soar Over those who don’t believe in you You will stand tall Against those who try to crush you You are stronger, more beautiful, […]

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Finding Purpose

Purpose is the reason we rise each morning and the fuel that feeds our dreams. It’s the acceptance that we belong and that our lives have meaning. And if we are being honest with our selves we all want to know what are place is […]

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The Thoughts of a Late Night Thinker

Hello, I thought I would share with you some words I wrote a little while ago of the thoughts of a late night thinker. When the sun leaves for its grave, and the stars take its place, we close our eyes without closing our minds. […]

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A Wandering Soul

As I lay here in a quiet corner of my garden I don’t really have anything to say. For the past few days I have struggled to find inspiration and motivation. The words in my mind and heart seemed to be frozen, a lump in […]

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