Recovery

Déjà Vu.

When people talk about deja vu and that feeling of going back in time suddenly not being present in the now but watching the past evolve for a split second I never really understood. As we face similar moments in our lives but nothing is inherently the same as something that happened days or years …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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An Update… Checking In!

How many times can I say, ‘Hello, I’m back’, before you all disappear? But no seriously… Hello my loves, here I am, and I am… you guessed it…back! The last post I published, My guide to a Blog Overhaul,  I said a week, it may have been just over, but here I am. Though justification …

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