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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Top Tips for the New Academic Year

It’s that time of year again when you have to dig out the highlighters and textbooks and wave goodbye to the summer holidays. I swear they seem to get shorter every year! As this week is my first week back at uni I thought I […]

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The Amazing People Project Announcement

It’s hard to imagine that when I started this blog, about a year and a half ago I would still be doing it now. It has been a journey of ups and downs, and I have gained so much from this experience. So much has changed […]

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The Difference Between Openness And Honesty

When I first started this blog my main value was to be honest. But somewhere in my head the difference between honesty and openness had become blurred. I thought in order to be honest I needed to share every aspect of my myself and every […]

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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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It’s Okay to Take a Break

Hello, welcome back to our little corner of the internet. I know it’s been a while, too long in fact but as the deadline were drawing closer for my end of year assignments, the pressure to do well was increasing. I wanted to concentrate my […]

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