• Isolation

    I'm aware of the fact that recovery can mean living successfully while symptoms continue. At the moment I feel that I need somewhere to express my sense of isolation, to lessen this by reading other people's experiences - why is why I have joined the network.

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    Tags:
    expressing myself,
    isolation
  • Writing Versus Talking

    I have always been quite shy and at school I never put my hand up to answer questions and I never asked for help because it would have meant I had to talk to someone. I sometimes stumble over words and I find it hard to get the right words directly from my brain to my mouth and speak those words. Also, because I was put down for experiencing and expressing emotions as a child ...

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    Tags:
    writing,
    expressing myself,
    reading
  • The Avalanche

    I write it out, I scrunch it up, I throw it into the corner. It doesn't matter. I write it out, I scrunch it up, I throw it into the corner. It's nothing. I write it out, I scrunch it up, I throw it into the corner. It's not important. I write it out, I scrunch it up, I throw it into the corner. It can wait for another day. I write it out, I ...

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    Tags:
    writing,
    expressing myself,
    overwhelmed