At this beginning of this month I decided that I would try out Darkspots monthly subscription box. I was immediately intrigued by this box because I haven’t seen anything like this before. For someone like me that struggles with maintaining a constant mood. It’s nice to have a little ‘pick me up’ delivered straight to … More Darkspots August Box.
I’m going to place a trigger warning on this post for anyone who suffers with self harm. I urge you take care with reading this post. If you are easily triggered I urge you to skip this post or read with caution. If you are having thoughts of hurting yourself or feel as though you … More How To Deal With Being Triggered.
After my previous relationship, I truly felt like I could never care or trust someone new. I thought that I didn’t deserve to be loved. I thought that I could never find someone to accept my strange and quirky traits. I thought that I could never find someone who would be just weird as me. … More I’ve Met Someone.
Happy Friday! How has your week been? Positive and productive I hope! This evening I want to talk about something that has been playing on my mind for quite some time now. I always find myself craving permission, reassurance and certainty. I find that I crave these three things in all aspects of my life … More Fighting Back.
A big part of recovery is self care. Self-care is something that I don’t do enough of. I tend to just ignore it and disregard it as either being lazy, or unproductive. The problem with this way of thinking is I tend to burn out more easily. I become agitated and stressed. Over the past … More My Self-Care Evening.
Not too long ago I took my first (yes, first!) trip to London. I was anxious, nervous, excited and all that type of thing. It was a well overdue trip. The conclusion? IT. WAS. INCREDIBLE! I’ve always said that one day I would love to live in London. Having spent a week there, I can … More I Went To London.
Asking for help is something that I’m not particularly good at. I would much rather struggle in silence and pretend that everything is okay rather than reaching out. To me, (and I would like to make this crystal clear, this ONLY applies to myself) I think that asking for help makes me weak. This is … More Asking For Help.
Dear Journal, This week has been one of the most difficult weeks so far this year. At the beginning of the week I had a bit of a problem at work. I have been extra agitated and it’s caused quite a bit of friction between the people that I work with. I’ve been working on … More Nobody Said It Will Be Easy.
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…?
You are NOT good enough. You are too hard to love. No-one will ever love or accept you. You are ugly. You are fat. Everyone hates you. You will fail if you try. You are crazy. You are stupid. Everyone would be better off if you were not here. Lets go back through that list … More Lies That Depression Tells Me.