Anger is a very normal and helpful emotion. It stops us from continuing dysfunctional behaviours and assists us when our self assurance is being compromised. But anger is a brief emotion. It is not meant to stay with us for a long time. Have you ever held onto anger about something because you just didn’t […]
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This is where i let people know about what’s been happening with me.
I have a confession to make. I enjoyed the hell out of my manic episodes! They were destructive and soul destroying but I have never in my life felt so high and so energetic. It’s like a drug. You feel ten foot tall and completely bullet proof. Nothing can bring you down. You can achieve […]
I am the kind of person that thoughts myself entirely into a project. That means I often don’t manage my stress of find balance in life. .
I have a confession to make, I hate exercise. Always have, possibly always will. I have tried just about every type of exercise and very little excites me. So, to get me moving I needed some sort of incentive like a good cup of coffee or one of my mums’ slices.
So often when we are depressed, we are bombarded with negative thoughts & voices in our heads. One of the best tools at your disposal is the simple circles.
I sat in with my psychiatrist’s feeling terrible and severely depressed. I hoped he would give me a magic pill. What I really needed was to follow the golden rules.
A little bit of extra pressure when one is not doing well is a terrible thing. I stumbled, fell over into the pit that I know so well, and I sank deep into its open arms. I could feel life slipping away from me.
I am Broken – A poem about how my mental illness has affected me. It’s one of the tools I use to explore whats happening inside when I am unable to speak out loud.
In the middle of 2018 I crashed so hard that this time, I ended up in a psychiatric hospital. How did I let this beast slip back in? The answer is obvious, I broke my golden rules. Number three to be precise.
When I was eighteen, I was in a very emotionally abusive relationship. It was a very dark time in my life. When it ended, I was in an extremely bad place both mentally and physically. I was anorexic, afraid and I hated myself. From this experience i found out what my red flags are and today use them as a warning sight.