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SUMMER STARTS TO SHINE

WRITER. DOODLER. TRAUMA SURVIVOR. INFLUENCER. WAVE-MAKER.

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depression

WELLNESS BECOMES ILLNESS *TW

*Trigger warning- Post contains suicidal themes. I got sidetracked from my original plan of taking the summer off blogging. The lure of blogging called me back. But sometimes you just have to accept you've gone off track in quite a big... Continue Reading →

SMILEY SADNESS

The truest sentence that I know, is that a smile can conceal great sadness. Speaking from my own experience, I don't only cry when I'm sad and only smile when I'm happy. It just isn't that simple. I have perfected the art... Continue Reading →

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**TW. LUCKY

Here is an extract from an email I just wrote to my psychologist. I often email her for therapeutic purposes. Whilst it's against her therapeutic boundaries to reply, she's happy for me to continue to write as she knows writing helps... Continue Reading →

IS A CAREER POSSIBLE IF I BLOG?

I have put off writing this blog post. It isn't really like me to procrastinate over anything actually so it is always strange when this type of situation arises. If I avoid writing about something it can be for a... Continue Reading →

BRA/MOOD CORRELATIONS

This is a post about the correlation of mood and bra wearage [based on extensive contemplation lasting literally MINUTES). My bra is my barometer. It is my mood BRA-ometer, if you like ;) I can tell a lot about my... Continue Reading →

WHEN YOU ARE THE DARKNESS

What to do when you are the darkness?  Do you rid the world of your darkness..... By removing yourself? Separation of the bond between person and the glue of society. Stickiness un-peeled. Strings in the orchestra reveal the emotion of... Continue Reading →

BPD: ESCAPE TO THE RAINBOW

The grounding process begins. I'm digging deep and securing my emotional roots again. Today has been blissfully easy and private. I have happily hidden, barring a few conversations with selected people of lushness. I needed that after two very special but also... Continue Reading →

COMFORT WHEN DISTURBED

One of the biggest insults that can be colloquially hurled at someone in conversation; sometimes as a unfunny joke, and sometimes with rancid bitterness is, "you're psychologically disturbed!"- usually meaning broadly that you are 'crazy', 'off your rocker', 'unbalanced', 'abnormal', 'socially bonkers',... Continue Reading →

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CRISIS THOUGHTS

SummerSHINES

HARM MYSELF. STAY ALIVE.

**TRIGGER WARNING-SUICIDAL THEMES   Life is considerably better when you're not obsessed with desires to stop being alive anymore. That is the change yesterday brought about. For the first time in 7 days I didn't have an intense desire to... Continue Reading →

CONTROLLED EXPLOSION (?)

*TRIGGER WARNING- SUICIDAL THEMES Dare I even write about it? Fuck it. "Write hard and clear about what hurts." Ernest Hemingway. I am magnetised and attracted to chaos. I live and breathe it. The ups and downs are relentless. There... Continue Reading →

FUNDRAISING FOR MY MIND

I am aware of mental health. There is no more aware of it I personally need to get myself. I blog about it daily. However I volunteer for my local mental health charity to raise awareness and destigmatise mental health disorders for... Continue Reading →

CRISIS DOODLING

No explanation.. just drew how I feel.... SummerSHINES 

NO WORDS

Just scrawled doodles. Bad day. No words. SummerSHINES 

LIE LOW

A bluntly written piece on suicidal/self-harm ideation. TW. Please take care if you're feeling particularly vulnerable yourself as you may find this distressing and triggering. I'm not in a good place today despite lots of good things happening and people being... Continue Reading →

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