Browsing Tag: Awareness

309 days of Recovery.

Bed-bound, crippled, tears rolling down my face my journey to recovery began. I was at rock bottom, I couldn’t fight any longer, I couldn’t tread water any longer, I couldn’t do it alone. Wednesday the 19th of December, 1400 hours, I met my therapist. I sat in my bed, under my covers, delicate. My therapist […]

Movies and Mental Illness​

Hello lovely, There has always been a common issue with the media creation of books, film and TV, which closely explore mental illness or heavily feature characters who have a mental illness, in the romanticisation of it and trivialisation of it. This probably happens for multiple reasons, but it doesn’t mean that all of these […]

A guide to Coming Back.

Hello, and Welcome, back again with my advice and outlook on returning to life after a mental illness*. A guide to Coming Back. *To clarify mental illness isn’t something that disappears, and I will always have anxiety as a massive part of who I am, not by definition of me, but it shall be there. […]

Recovery.

Recovery, someone who is pain, seeks and dreams of the day, they are recovered, or the day recovery seems near. The definition of recovery is below, and it refers to an end. It is suggested that recovery, leads to being recovered. The thing is, that may be the case for a huge amount of physical […]

Monthly Mental Health Memo : May

Hello My Loves,  sorry I have been so distant. This sunny weather isn’t very compatible with laptop screens. May. May has been a month filled with relaxation and sunbathing for me, and it has of course been Mental Health Awareness Week. So let’s get on and get talking mental health. TV Regarding TV, I firstly […]