Mental Health Gift Boxes

I’m designing mental health gift boxes using my own creative abilities to give others some light on a solemn day… Each gift box will contain an acrylic painted canvas with an improvised feel good poem written by me, two surprise gifts and two arts and crafts goodies for the rainy days at £9.95 per boxContinue reading “Mental Health Gift Boxes”

What the narcissist will say about you behind the scenes

Have you ever wondered what the narcissist might say about you in your absence?? I’ve had to deal with a lot you know, time will tell – they will mess themselves up. He/She just wants my attention – take no notice I’ve got nothing to hide, I’m innocent They gave me depression She/He didn’t love me, theyContinue reading “What the narcissist will say about you behind the scenes”

Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig 💓

My experience with depression related illnesses is that it comes from the brain or the tiny centre of the nucleus accumbens…In September 2018 I experienced a whirring inside of my brain 🧠 like my head had literally been shoved in a washing machine and I couldn’t make out what was right or what was wrong anymoreContinue reading “Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig 💓”

Thankful what I have 💗

I’m alone in the world. I’m about to embark on a journey to the Scottish Capital within a month. Wanting an education and a degree meant so much to me and I messed that up for myself by getting involved with toxic people and can only get a year funding so appealing it. Anyone shouldContinue reading “Thankful what I have 💗”

What does remembering trauma feel like?

Trauma – many of us have gone through a lot in our lives but when do our traumas consume us? When they have a significant impact on our day to day functioning. Triggers can be anywhere. A survivor of trauma can develop coping mechanisms when their brains go into overdrive during the fight/flight response and appear angryContinue reading “What does remembering trauma feel like?”

Signs of emotional abuse – health and social care

I thought I’d do a post so others can identify the effects/aftermath of emotional abuse in others that I learnt on my health and social care course. Becoming upset easily Preoccupation with the abuser Questioning of self-sanity Isolation/Losing friends Unexplained Anger Irritability Behaviour Change Loss of interest in previously enjoyed hobbies/commitments Self-harm Self-neglect Depression HypervigilanceContinue reading “Signs of emotional abuse – health and social care”

Depression

Have you ever looked around you and people all stable and laughing, the walls closing in on you, the hallways swallowing your mind whole, like you’re pushing yourself through quicksand, like your brain is slow and grounded, like you have no control over your anger? In the lowest moments do you sit there and listenContinue reading “Depression”

Question everything

Do you ever wonder through life thinking why doesn’t anyone understand you? Why are emotions not valid in modern society anymore? Why throughout history we have experienced more wars than love? Why are people insensitive to another’s needs? Why do people push down those who try their best in life? Why is the world aContinue reading “Question everything”

Ernest Hemingway’s Mind

Ernest Hemingway once said: “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self” What does this quote imply? Ernest Hemingway struggled with depression at the time he wrote this quote. You can tell by his words. The first sentence shows he probably tried toContinue reading “Ernest Hemingway’s Mind”

Is it time to rethink borderline personality disorder?

I thought I’d do a post after seeing a post on Facebook about a kind hearted young girl taking her own life because of borderline personality disorder caused by abuse. I just want to point out the effects of borderline personality disorder and how it may impact on caregivers: BPD are loving individuals They areContinue reading “Is it time to rethink borderline personality disorder?”

A noted inference 📝

Sometimes you make mistakes in life and have to realise the lack of respect you lose for yourself by conforming to the people of your past who have previously hurt you… mistakenly falling in love with the same person over and over again is silly right? In fact it’s more than silly; especially when they just eitherContinue reading “A noted inference 📝”