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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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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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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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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‘I would die for you. But I won’t live for you’

It is easy for me to sit here and write a list of people that I would sacrifice everything for. To give it all up to ensure that they were kept safe and happy. But sometimes it’s not as easy to live for them. When […]

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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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Ten Things I’m Grateful For

When life is difficult, it’s easy to get caught up in the ifs and buts. What if I’d done this differently? But if I’d only stuck it out. A whirlwind of regrets and unknowns. And it’s difficult to see all the wonderful things that are […]

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My Bucket List

This year I have decided to do something slightly different. I understand the appeal of new year goals and wanting to make positive improvements in your life. But I don’t want the pressure of setting myself goals to achieve by a set date. (Besides I […]

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Looking to the Future

So here it is, another year been and gone, and another one has just begun. Why does time seem to move so much faster as an adult? It only seems like yesterday when we were hanging up the decorations and now the rooms seem so […]

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