Mind fog. The inability to concentrate and think of anything. You have the ambition and the desire to try and achieve your daily goals but because of the swirling, ever-present pea-soup that sits in your mind like an un-welcome visitor you are unable to even contemplate getting that task list checked off. I’ve battled the… Read More Mind Fog
Living with a mental illness is a 24 hour daily battle with an internal force of negativity so powerful that it has the ability to strip you of everything that once made you the individual that you were.… Read More More needs to be done to help those living with mental illness.
Apologies for the lack of postings over the past few weeks. I’ve been keeping myself occupied with OpenLearn from the Open University. A whole catalogue of free educational courses that my GP recommended to me. I’ve completed 2 so far in the space of 2 weeks. The first being ‘An introduction to writing fiction’ –… Read More Keeping focused
I’ve taken myself out of the house this morning for a change. I spend way too much time just hanging around the house on my own and it can’t be healthy for me or good for my generally fragile mindset. So, I’ve come to Starbucks in town. I figured it’s as good a place as… Read More Back 2 Skool
I’ve experienced the delights of the UK mental health system. Having pushed for a referral into the system for such a long time due to my tendency to want to hurt myself and the permanent feelings of despair and hopelessness that I had been experiencing for months, when I finally found myself under the care… Read More During 2018..
Tomorrow is New Years Eve. It used to be a day that I would dread when I was younger because I always felt under pressure to go out and pretend to have a good time. Even though I would rather be at home in the warm, tucked up in bed, ignoring the fake festivities. Of… Read More Thoughts on New Years Eve