Recovery

Recovering After A Major Relapse (Audio)

Your struggle is part of your story. Part of battling mental heatlh issues is accepting that sometimes you will relapse. And sometimes that relapse will be a pretty major one. It can set us back weeks, months, even years. These relapses can make us feel as though we're starting all over again from the beginning,… Continue reading Recovering After A Major Relapse (Audio)

Anxiety, Depression, Mindfulness, Recovery

Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Before we begin to discuss how we can make mindfulness work for us and the ways in which it can benefit our mental health, it's important to understand what the word actually means. Here is a… Continue reading Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You

Depression, Eating Disorders, Recovery, Suicide

Having An Uncontrollable Eating Disorder

There is no magic cure, no making it go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore ~ Laurie Halse Anderson Whether it's binge eating or anorexia, an eating disorder is very hard to control. It may start off as “I need to… Continue reading Having An Uncontrollable Eating Disorder

Recovery, Self-Harm

Dealing With Self-Harm Tendencies

You can't tell just by looking at someone what they are dealing with - Danielle Rupp Dealing with self-harm is a battle and a half. The thoughts are all-consuming, making it a highly draining and stressful experience to be going through. It feels like there's no escape from it. It feels like it's the only… Continue reading Dealing With Self-Harm Tendencies

Personality Disorders, Recovery

My Recovery Story

Your scars don't make you less worthy or lovable My battle with mental health has been a long and difficult one, and it's still very much ongoing. Being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder back in 2015 explained a lot to me, and it explained a lot of my behaviours throughout childhood. When growing up I… Continue reading My Recovery Story