• Be Your Own Best Friend

    Be your own best friend- Look at you. You are still here. Still here, alive, with us and living. You've overcome so much, and yet the battle goes on. All you've achieved- amazing and more successful than most. Some dark days, some just days. Days you feel numb, or sad or nothing. But you do still have days. Those days are yours, you earned them. Darkness is never far from your mind. But it's your ...

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    Tags:
    depression,
    surviving,
    recovery,
    healing,
    Poem
  • Depression: A Purge

    Depression: A purge Three words I have come to dread, more than any that could be said 'How are you?': and queries to that effect, I turn my head and look away and change the subject. See I would rather be in bed and I would rather not have raised my hand to brush my teeth today. I would rather have not have dressed myself and I haven't looked in the mirror for days. I ...

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    Tags:
    depression,
    inner child,
    Recovery,
    kindness,
    NHS