‘If you’re going through hell my dear, just keep going’.* Do not stop to dwell on your surroundings. Your current hell is not where you belong, a beautiful paradise is waiting for you. And although the perfection that awaits will ultimately fade and your hell will rear its ugly head once more, just remember that each time you come out of the other side you have grown, changed and rebuilt a little bit more your soul. You have become stronger, in body, mind and spirit. These times will build you up into the most incredible person, equipped to deal … Continue reading If you’re going through hell…
“Seize the day” “What have you done today to make you feel proud?” I’m certain I’ve said these things before or at least very similar. I’m just being consistent and making sure I get my point across… 😉 or just being mildly irritating, take your pick. I just want to make you aware that you are in charge of your own destiny. It is not pre-determined. Your life is not planned, this isn’t the adjustment bureau. There is no set death day for you. If you flung yourself off of a building, chances are you’re going to die … Continue reading “Today is the first day…blah blah blah”
I’ve only gone and done it. I have written and published a book. This is something that I have dreamt and fantasised about for years. Yes, I fantasise about having books published…so what? I know it doesn’t come with £50,000 advance or a fancy book tour or signings in huge shopping centres but it will do eventually. This is a huge achievement for me. I was actually pretty scared about doing this, I don’t mind admitting that. I worried about what people might think and what they might say, but you know what? I don’t actually care now. I … Continue reading Accomplishing my goals, one by one.
I have no doubt what so ever that mental illness is real. I know it is real, I’ve witnessed it first hand, I’ve dealt with it on a personal level. However I do believe to some extent that we are mollycoddling ourselves and exacerbating the situation. As much as awareness needs to be raised in regards to mental health and in keeping people safe we also need to stop viewing it as a personality trait. It is never something to be ashamed of but it’s not something to be proud of neither. As an anxiety sufferer with PTSD and … Continue reading Stop labelling yourself