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10 things you learn and need to remember during recovery

10 things you learn and need to remember during recovery

Recently I have been fortunate enough to start a strong period of recovery from my depression and anxiety. It has been a long journey to get to where I am…

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By Bea My name is Bea. I’m from Spain, I’m 35 years old. My brother hass fragile x syndrome, I have it too but on a…

Not waving, but drowning

Not waving, but drowning

By Anonymous I often wish my life was like one of the books I love to read… now I read thrillers and horror… but with those I can…

A Sea of Tears

A Sea of Tears

By Anonymous I am at sea. Just floating at the moment. Freezing cold where the ocean has soaked me through. But the tiny bit of me above the water is…

So Obvious

So Obvious

By Anonymous 1st time I had a panic attack i really thought i was having a heart attack, I was three months pregnant with my 5th child. I was put…

The Guest House

The Guest House

By Bipolaretaeus Really love this way of mindfulness thinking. It’s comforting 🙂 If you didn’t know, this is written by a 13th century poet called Jallaluddin Rumi…

A Glorious Mess

A Glorious Mess

By Nicola Anne Today I underwent my sixth round of ECT. Six general anaesthetics. Six seizures. Six times, with a prospective six more. I can’t remember things properly. My…

This child…..

This child…..

By Anonymous This is a child living through trauma. You wouldn’t have known. She smiled at everyone and wanted acceptance. This child’s first overdose was at 18 months…

How Do You Want to Be Treated When You’re in A Dark Place?

How Do You Want to Be Treated When You’re in A Dark Place?

Mental illness can be isolating, terrifying, and debilitating. Much has been done by charities, campaigners, and sufferers to try and tackle the problem of stigma. It is testament to their…

Pernicious Relapse

Pernicious Relapse

By Anonymous On Jan 17 I attempted suicide and survived. I was on the precipice of death. I never thought I would recover physically let alone emotionally. Fast forward 5…