I Don’t Want to Pretend

From year 10 to year 12 at school I didn’t feel much of anything.  Towards the end of year 10 and the start of year 11 I had lost a number of people to various different illnesses, and every day from then on, wasn’t about living or enjoying life, it was just about getting to... Continue Reading →

Twists and Turns

The twists and turns that catch you off guard,  throw you off kilter and drain you of energy.   The happiness that is elation that gets you so high you walk the clouds of your dreams, above the obstacles of life, but when the depression comes on the next bend you fall from your high... Continue Reading →

The Struggle of Truth

A part of me believes that if I continue to pretend that nothing is wrong, then nothing needs to change.  As if willing something to be a certain way would ever actually make it happen, but fear of the alternative makes us hope for something we realistically know can never be.  You see, I am... Continue Reading →

Belief

‘God doesn’t stop bad things happening, he gives you the strength to keep going when they happen.’  I have not been to a church since I was 6 years old, I do not consider myself a religious person.  I wouldn’t go so far to say I am an atheist, but I am definitely not an... Continue Reading →

Turning Point

Mental health has been a big part of my life for a good few years now, but I think the biggest obstacle in the way of my recovery has been my inability to accept it for what it was.  Deep down I think I knew that it was depression, but it’s too easy when you... Continue Reading →

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