Hey there! It’s been a pretty busy week over here! I did my first full week at work which was great. I’m loving working in a coffee shop. It’s so intimate and friendly. And of course, THE COFFEE! I’m back at work tomorrow, I can’t wait to see what this working week brings. Today I … More Getting a Head Start on Mondays.
It’s been a busy week this week and it’s only Wednesday! On Monday I moved all the way from my parent’s house in Hull all the way down to Dover. My boyfriend and I have got a flat here. The move went fairly easy. We got everything in the flat, my dad and sister stayed … More My First Few Days In Kent.
I feel like I spend a lot of my time reminding people to love themselves and I find that I neglect to love myself. Today I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. Its going to be a very emotionally changing next few months. I need to remember to not be too hard on myself. Maybe … More Love Yourself.
As many of you are aware, I’m moving to Kent early next month! I’m very excited to start this new chapter of my life. When Photowall contacted me at the beginning of this month and asked if I would be interested in reviewing their canvas prints, I jumped at the opportunity! I found it very … More My Photo From Photowall.
Sometimes we just need a few written reminders of just how brave, strong and amazing we can be! Mental illness can really wear us down and make us both mentally and physically drained. It’s been one of those days for me. But despite having a pretty bad morning, lots of positive things have come from … More Positive Affirmations.
So, I’ve been keeping this quite quiet for a little while now. I’m so happy that I can now tell everyone about it! At the beginning of March I will be moving in with my boyfriend. It’s going to be so great to see him everyday rather than just once a month. I can imagine … More I’m Moving to Kent.
This session I found particularly difficult and emotional draining. We were discussing ‘Understanding Personality Development’. We discussed how growing up in particular tough or stifling environments can stint personality development. This can cause a person to feel: Lack of trust Not getting close to people Feeling Abandoned Limited self-confidence Poor self-worth Poor emotional & behavioural … More MBT Therapy – Week Three.
So I’m writing this a little bit later than the last post, and to be honest, it’s purely because getting through this week has been particularly difficult. Better late than never though yeah? The second session went well. I wasn’t as anxious about going as I kind of knew what to expect. I also felt … More MBT Therapy – Week Two.
What is MBT? “Mentalization based treatment is a Psychotherapy used to treat people who meet criteria for a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. Mentalizing is the capacity to make sense of our own actions and feelings and those of others. This can be very important in enabling us to regulate our emotions and impulses and … More MBT Therapy – Week One.
Dear Journal, Where have I been? Good question! I have been… busy. The truth is, things have been pretty bad for me. I’ve been very stressed. My moods have been so up and down. SH is at it’s all time worst. I have been and visited a psychiatrist for the first time a few weeks … More Where Have I Been…?