I need this reminder so I thought I would share just in case anyone else needs it. With everything we struggle with, it's hard to reflect on the choices we have and accepting what we can change. Whether it is our thoughts, behaviors, relationships, etc...it is up to ourselves to make the choice. Either choose … Continue reading Choice in change
"I'm in the process of getting help for self-harm and suicidal thoughts. While the system is failing me, at least one friend gave me this most valuable advice." Thanks for sharing! Feel free to check out her Tumblr here.
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"I was discharged from inpatient at a psychiatric ward- it was the most challenging but eye-opening experience of my life, but I hope never to repeat. It has taught me so much about me, my illness and how to care for myself. Nearly 6 months is a long time to be away from your friends, … Continue reading Understanding
"I was diagnosed with chronic depression for seven years with what seemed to be no direct reason, I just had no ambitions and passions to motivate me each day. When I realized the only reason I was sad was because of myself, I got medication and support from my family to help myself heal. However, … Continue reading Healing wounds
As I've mentioned before, I struggle with seasonal changes with Bipolar II Disorder. Right now, I'm trying to manage my anxiety and avoid a mixed episode. With this, I've noticed the importance of check-ins especially as I tend to keep to myself a lot. It let's others know authentically what's going on with me. It … Continue reading check-in
**Trigger warning....weight/numbers** "I've never been happy with my body. I was 10 stone and afraid even to wear shorts when the sun was burning outside. So I started a diet. I cut out certain foods and made my portions smaller. I exercised more and more everyday to try and lose the weight. By October, I … Continue reading The right support