September Self Care Changes

Life is busy, which can make it near impossible to take time out for self care or actually look after ourselves. As a result over recents months, or possibly longer, I’ve let things slip. But as it’s the start of a new month tomorrow and […]

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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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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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Finding Peace in Imperfection

I always thought I would find peace in perfection. That in getting good grades, being likeable and pretending I knew what I wanted to do with my life, I would find peace. The kind of inner peace where you feel self-assured and confident in your […]

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Four Season and Over 23,000 Words Later

12 months, 4 seasons, 41 posts and over 23,000 words later my blog turns one. Looking back I can’t quite believe it’s been a year. Where have the days gone? Its strange how everything feels different, without anything really changing. Instead tiny, unnoticeable differences accumulate […]

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To The One Who Walked Away

To the one who walked away, Before I begin, I want you to know that I don’t blame. I don’t hate you for saving yourself. I know I didn’t make it very easy for you to stay. You tried to tell me how you felt […]

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A Fear of Failure

No one wants to fail. No one wants to work hard towards something for it to collapse in front of their eyes. And I know failure is not about the amount of times you fall down. But every time I pick myself up my heart […]

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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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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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