• What Makes Me Smile

    10 Things That Make Me Smile1. Seeing little children laugh and play2. Petting dogs on woodland walks3. Florence Welch 4. Quietly browsing in bookshops without having to rush5. Spontaneous singalongs in the company of others6. My girlfriend, being wrapped up in her warm hugs soothes me and makes me blissfully happy7. Loved ones laughing and reminiscing 8. Gazing out the train window with my headphones on9. Drinking coffee from big mugs and having deep conversations for hours10. ...

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    gratitude,
    simplicity
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  • Signs of my recovery

    One of the first signs that I was getting better was that I could read again. For a long time I couldn't concentrate when I read, so reading novels, no matter how familiar, was no longer pleasurable. Trying to read anything academic or 'formal' made me feel like a toddler trying to read a code combined of Hebrew, Arabic and Japanese! So when I started to be able to concentrate again reading became a really ...

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    creativity,
    recovery,
    concentration,
    gratitude,
    reading