When your being has been put in danger, your body and your sense of safety violated and your soul threatened, it is natural to feel angry.
There is strength in weakness because when you feel like giving up, you never do. You are strong. You are stronger than you know.
What is evil? Why does it exist? Why do we have to fight so many battles? What is the purpose of it all?
What happens when you've had sexual trauma and then, after years of abstinence by choice, you meet someone you like and whom you want to be with?
Do you ever get tired of talking about your mental health? You talk to this psychiatrist and that therapist. Sometimes you just need a break! It can become overwhelming putting so much focus on the one thing which is constantly an issue every second...
I have been travelling for just over a week now. The reason I haven’t taken a real holiday in seven years has been because of the state of my mental health. When you struggle with mental health issues, stability and normalcy are fundamental to...
The sound of the jet engines above sounds like the impending doom that I am to face for the rest of my life. But really, if I think of depression as my life-long companion it is a different take on things.
It's actually not during the writing process itself that I get triggered by some of the material I write. It's afterwards. Days later. Some of my posts include the topics of suicide, rape, and sexual abuse.
Have you ever stopped to think during a moment of feeling overwhelmed why that is so? When we feel overwhelmed or stressed, we are exercising our resilience muscle. Think of it as a muscle that needs lots of exercise.