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Chickens and eggs

I had a terrible childhood.  I felt like I was always alone; no friends, ignored by family, and always left by myself.  I wore my house key on a chain around my neck so I could let myself into the house after walking home alone from school.  1,363 more words

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The Truth About Anxiety #2

I have a few thoughts regarding anxiety that I want to share with you today. I hope you don’t think that I am rambling too much. 664 more words


An Absence of Sun

People speak of the “dark night of the soul”. It is real. It is overwhelming. You wake up to it and wonder where the door is. 640 more words

Human Interest

Studying with mental illness

As I’ve said before I am studying for a degree with The Open University and so are many others with mental and/or physical disabilities.

Studying with… 348 more words

I Have A New Man In My Life. His Name Is Chandler. Pet Assisted Therapy.

I have a new man in my life. His name is Chandler; he is 8weeks old and absolutely adorable. Introducing him makes me remember kindergarten and doing ‘show and tell’. 657 more words

Mental Health

Just an opinion.

Today my eyes have been opened in a brand new way to the stigma and ignorance people have in relation to mental illness…. From something ‘simple‘ such as depression through to something more ‘complicated‘ such as schizophrenia or split/multiple personality disorder… 174 more words


No Surprises

Dear Reader,

I’m feeling weird. It seems my medication has made me a little hypo-manic. Hypo-mania is categorised as being lesser than regular mania, but it’s still not great. 712 more words

Mental Health