• Back In The Room

    Ground Yourself. Back in the Room.4-7-8.Breathe and continue.  “What was that like for you?”Time stops.I can no longer disconnectfrom my difficulties.I can no longer disconnect myself from the words that tumble out of my mouth.A Voice. Aloud withPeace and PainIntertwined identity. I sweat out confessions that unravel from my mind.My throat is a clogged up drainof memories I would rather forget.I speak. I remember. I regret it.Legacy of Altas in my bloodI carry round guilt as my rucksack.Until NowRepenting sinswith pen and paper in handwas ...

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    Tags:
    #recovery,
    #challenge,
    #talking,
    #speakyourtruth,
    #facingfear
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  • What You Need To Know About Anxiety Disorders

    What You Need To Know About AnxietyAnxiety is like having a hive of buzzing wasps in your brain. It is constantly making noise. Incessantly reminding you of all the mistakes you've made, what you haven't been able to do yet, how to avoid doing anything 'wrong' -but still coming away from every interaction beating yourself up and worrying people will leave you, never feeling you've done something 'good enough'.It is over-analysing every comment, action,tone of ...

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    #relate,
    #anxiety,
    #whatitfeelslike,
    #myexperience,
    #reality
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  • In The Moment

    Please note: this story talks about self harm

    When I am trying to ride out self harm urges I feel like my insides are twisting in on themselves.         I shake and feel like I can't stand another second of being in my skin, it feels like torture, the kind that makes you so frustrated you want to cry.     My mind repeats graphic bloody imagery over  and over convincing me                      ...

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    Tags:
    #selfharm,
    #ridethewave,
    #distress,
    #feelings,
    #urges
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  • I Am Learning

    I am learning I am learning to navigate with no sense of direction and still find my way to joy.I am learning equilibrium to keep my mind healthy.I am learning more than textbook talk.I am learning more thanself destruction.I am learning in this uncertainty. I am owning my anxiety causeI am tired of avoiding lifeand trading love for safety.

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    Tags:
    learning,
    Recovery,
    progress,
    step by step,
    reminder
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