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Writing My Way To Better Mental Health

Before technology became a big part of my life, I had to find other forms of entertainment. I was a creative soul, I could create the most beautiful things from your everyday trash. Something I can remember so vividly, however, was the enjoyment I found from writing. I was obsessed

To The Child Mourning The Loss Of Their Parent

When you love your family, you expect that they will be there for you till the end, your siblings will grow old with you and your parents will die when they are over 80, hopefully of old age. You expect your parents to be there at your graduation, your wedding,

Self Doubt – My Old Friend

I’ve not lived an easy life, I’ve suffered sp many traumatic events, that it is so hard for me to feel good about myself or my actions. On the inside I am still the girl who was called ‘fat’ and ‘ugly’, who people would never give the time of day.

How I Passed My GCSE’s Despite Ill Mental Health

I will never forget those few years of my life. GCSE’s are hard enough as it is, they are so hard on your mental health. The standards expected and the idea that you know what you want to do at 14 is just mad. I feel like the whole education

The Adult Who Can’t Make Friends

“Just go and say Hi” “It’s not that hard” “They won’t bite” Oh, the joys that come when you have to explain to a person why you have no friends, or few friends and why it is so hard for you to socialize. I have always found it hard to

What I Want Employers To Understand About My Mental Illness

As someone with a mental illness, I know how hard it is to go to work and try to function day-to-day; It is easy to become overwhelmed and to feel imprisoned. I’ve had a few jobs, from waitressing to being a receptionist, all have ended essentially because of poor mental

Suicide: Fear Of Being Sectioned

I will always remember my first experience of going to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Honestly, I had no idea to expect, it all happened so fast and to be frank, I was feeling pretty high, must have been a response to the OD. I met my doctor, the

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