Have Faith

On the 15th October 2016 I packed up the life I had watched fall part for over a year in to the car and moved back home. I tried so hard to forge some kind of future for myself. But instead I managed to break […]

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Ten Truths About Recovery

Recovery. Where do I begin? We all have our own ideas about what recovery means and what we want our personal journeys to look like. But it doesn’t always go as we expect. When I started writing this post at the beginning of the week […]

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Living in the Present

It feels like ages ago since I was last typing away for this little space but lately I’ve found it difficult to be present. To appreciate and be aware all the things going on around me, right in front of my eyes. Instead I’ve found […]

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It’s Lonely Feeling Alone

Loneliness is often assumed to only effect people who have no one. Someone who has no friends or spends a lot of time by themselves. And perhaps you would be right in thinking that. But loneliness can also be felt by people who are surrounded […]

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I Forgive You

where petals once bloomed barren branches seek refuge wilted and decayed I grow tired of these games all those nights I sought solace in tear stained pillows suffocated by darkness silent screams that feed the demons a prison of my mind poisoned by all those […]

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Ten Little Reminders For The Difficult Days

This week has been difficult. The negative thoughts that tell me I’m alone and worthless and tear away at my self esteem have been on overload. I’ve lacked the strength to fight them and deep down all I wanted was someone to tell me that […]

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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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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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