Write Your Way to Recovery

Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.

This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites you to write your stories and experiences – and gives you tools to inspire you.

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Writing and Recovery

If you’ve ever put pen to paper to work through difficult feelings, you might already know how powerful words can be. In fact, creating and taking control of their own stories can help people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery. 

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Why does it have to be...

Why can't everyone get along, I have friends but the problem is that none of them get along but I don't get why. I have my friends that are classmates, my flatmates from last year and just other friends. Yet it seems none of them get al...

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friends,
Overthinking
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Constantly worrying

Why can't I make plans and then actually go through with them ? I make plans then I spend hours worrying that someone I'm going with won't like it even if I have asked and they said they wanted to come with me. ...

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Stress,
Overthinking
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Territorial

A force inside my mind,inside my chest,a force that feels something like pain,but not quite,something like fear,urges me to go.  How much will I surrender to this feeling,this fo...

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identity,
recovery
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Another Road.....

Another Road..... A solitary tear succumbsand tracks a slow pathover an impossible cheekbone. Defying gravity, it clings motionlessas though fearful to leave ski...

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self-knowledge,
poem

Heard

Heard:If the illness, the struggle, the fear and the pain,Were not all trapped inside, but used...

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#competition,
#poetry
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Being kind

sometimes I get really disappointed in myself when things get hard. It can be so difficult to be accepting of those times to an extent to be kind to yourself. I sometimes feel like its a complete failure. Other people tell me to be proud of myself...

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