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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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 Quiet In The Storm

The house is quiet. The street is silent. The snow falls with a heavy vengeance. I’m watching it through my window and can’t help but feel that I’m standing in a snow globe that someone has just picked up and shaken. When I’m struggling I […]

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A Season of Self-Care

And so, the countdown begins I can barely contain my excitement As the first flurries of snow grace my doorstep Yet the sky is cold and silent The grass motionless and frozen, Crunching beneath my toes The bitter air biting at my fingers But the […]

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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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Autumn: A Season of Transition

Crisp autumn leaves That blanket the ground Orange, red and mustard yellow Lazy morning sun glistening Over the long dewy grass Summer memories Echoing in the empty streets Now all living creatures Burrow down As the nights slowly grow longer It’s that time of year […]

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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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