Dear Journal, … Ready? … I have a job. I’m so happy! I hate not having a job. A job makes me feel like I have a purpose, a responsibility. I have always wanted to work in a coffee shop and now I’ve got the chance to experience that coffee barista life. Tomorrow is my … More I Have News.
It’s been a week since I arrived in my new home and I’ve got to say, I’m absolutely loving it! I feel so comfortable and at ease here, however I have to admit that I’ve had moments were I’ve felt lost or unsettled. I have been doing a few things to help me feel more at home … More Making Your Home a Safe Haven.
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.
I thought I would start doing a roundup of my top 5 products of each month to share with you all. So here are my top five from January. Nivea – Powder Touch I’ve loved this product for a good year and a half. It’s one of those products that I re-purchase time and time … More Five Things I’m Loving This January.
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.
In the past, my previous therapists have always suggested that I keep a journal. I’ve kept a journal on and off for about 13 years. During a bad patch last year I decided that having those journals were holding me back from becoming the person that I wanted to be, so I made the decision … More How Journaling is Helping My Recovery.
Hello lovelies! I hope you’re having a fantastic weekend so far. I just wanted to come on here and just share a few things with you. Since the start of January I’ve started keeping a positive journal. It’s similar to the positive note jars that I have, however I find that keeping my positives like … More An Active Approach To Positive Thinking.
This morning I had my second session. I was feeling much more relaxed about going this time. Last week I was quite anxious. This week we talked about: Mood changes OCD behaviour Current living situation I’ve had quite a rough week (i feel like I say this every week) but this week I’ve been feeling … More Session 2.
Last Monday I had my first psychotherapy session. I’m not going to lie, I was pretty anxious about it! I really wasn’t sure of what to expect. The session was incredibly emotional and upsetting. We talked about my childhood. We talked about my parents and my dad’s controlling behaviour. We talked about the effects that … More Session 1.
Welcome to 2018! When reflecting on the previous year, many people have the habit of looking negatively and only seeing the bad things. I found myself doing this until I sat down and really focused on all the good things that happened to me. In no particular order, here some of the things/achievements of 2018. … More This Will Be My Year.