Dear Journal, It’s been a while. I feel like I start every journal post saying this… I should post more often! Things have been pretty up and down. I’ve been finding it increasingly difficult to maintain my mood. Work has been okay. Could be better though if I’m honest. Everyday is the same, I put … More Monday Thoughts.
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.
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.
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.
Dear Journal, The past week has been awful. I haven’t been eating properly, and I know this is why I feel exhausted and have excruciating headaches. But I still can’t bring myself to eat. I’m still punishing myself. It seems to be a pattern of mine, no eating, sleeping and self harm are all the … More I Miss Therapy.
*** 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.