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.
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.
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…?
Going and telling a complete stranger that something is wrong is no easy task. It takes courage, strength and confidence. All of which in recent months I have been struggling with. Yesterday was my first day back at my original store. I was really anxious. I got changed into my uniform and my anxiety was … More Taking Back Control.
*** Trigger Warning *** I’m going to be talking about a very different topic today. If you are sensitive or easily triggered then I suggest that you view this post with caution. It’s hard to predict how recovery will progress. Everyone recovers in their own way and at different speeds. The road to recovery is … More The Road To Recovery.
Hello hello. I’m back. Missed me? How was your weekend? Mine was, relaxing to say the least. I got so much reading done. I started reading a new book called Everything Everything. It’s about a girl who can’t leave the house as she will get sick. A new family moved in next door and their … More I’m Back.
Dear Journal, I feel like I’ve been having a lot of bad days recently. Today I had the day off work. I decided to do some baking for an upcoming post. I got up semi early, did some baking then went and put some makeup on. I felt more sluggish than normal and a little … More Another Bad Day.
Today is Time To Talk Day. I’m so glad that a day like this is happening. It’s so important for people to talk about mental illness. There is no need for there to be such a stigma regarding mental health. And people certainly shouldn’t feel that they need to hide away and struggle in silence. Having experienced … More #TimeToTalk