Today is Mental Health Day; a day to spread awareness about mental health and inform people about the issues that 1 in 4 people in the UK can experience each year. I’m raising my hand to say that I am one of those people and I’m currently dealing with anxiety and depression. I’m not going […]Read More My Mental Health | World Mental Health Day
A jigsaw, tipped out on the floor, pieces scattered everywhere. A pile of leaves, strewn about by an errant wind. A watercolour painting, left out in the rain. A calm river, disturbed by a landslide. A well-worn book, knocked off a park bench and forgotten, out of sight. A bracelet snagged on a hook, beads […]Read More For now, I am
The world was spinning, heat was radiating across her chest and the pit of dread in her stomach was growing each second. She placed one hand on the dresser to steady herself as she stumbled, and held her head with the other, willing the throbbing pain to stop, stop, stop. Tears fell from her freshly […]Read More The “A” word
Hi, We haven’t spoken in a while. If we had, I could just ask you how your week has been, but it’s been so many weeks that that question is void. But how are you doing? What’s your job now? Do you have a partner? What’s their name? You don’t,? Are you looking or are […]Read More An open letter to my family and friends
Right now, I am at peace. This peace is like an old friend popping round for a cup of tea. There are things we have to catch up on, and the easy silence that is comfortingly familiar. It’s an emotional reunion and an overdue respite from the past months of turmoil. Waking up without her has […]Read More Right now, I am at peace.