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.
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.
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.
I’m a few days late with this post. I figured I would write a post for Mental Health Awareness Day anyway as I feel that we should be open in talking about mental health all the time, not just for one day. I’ve kind of struggled to find the words to write this post and … More Mental Health in the Workplace.
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, 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.