• One Purple, One Blue, One Green

    Being marooned in mental illness and its prolongation takes endurance but I believe it will yield a genuine goal to satisfy my soul if I give it time.Regularly I still sense that my contemporaries have had a purpose, meaning and healthy action which I have been robbed of all my life.This I feel is a cynical lie which I tell myself deep in my programming, untrue in the wider perspective of things.Why do I need ...

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    resilience
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  • Full moon

    Full moon Too strong for the full moonThe full moon can’t break you twoYou two have broken through Full circle round the full moonIt can’t take youIt’s glow has made you stronger The full moon surrounds youAnd fills your life with lightNo need to fight it nowYou can shine in itsAfterglow Together through what’s beenYou've seen beyond the moonYou’ve held and bentWavered and bentBut never fallen through 🌓

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    hope,
    resilience,
    Love
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  • My promise to myself

    I will stop letting myself, or anyone else hold me back from being who I want to be, or doing what I want to do.I set the limits, I position the glass ceiling, nobody else. I will stop living in fear of judgement, failure, emotional or psychological breakdown. What’s done is done and I no longer need to carry that story with me any longer.I cannot forget it, and that’s absolutely fine. But I no longer need ...

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    taking control,
    resilience,
    recovery
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  • Hope, Endurance, Achievement, Fruit, Resilience

    Hope, Endurance, Achievement, Fruit, Resilience Hope when all else fails and all seems impossible. Endurance when unwell and in staying well. Achievement in getting well and keeping well. Fruit life itself Resilience for putting up with the whole process in the first place. What the human spirit endures and achieves in mental health is quite phenomenal and it should not be undervalued or overlooked. It is not mindless suffering. It requires work to keep it ...

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    hope,
    resilience,
    life,
    experience
  • Bob Maintains His Confidence

    Bob Maintains His Confidence. How well do I react to confidence when I see it all around me in others while I do not seem to have much of it in myself,queries Bob to himself....... and.....how well do I perform at work when I only have a fraction of the confidence I need to do the job. Its a mean equation to balance but I have to do it well to live and to stay ...

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    control,
    resilience,
    work,
    hope,
    protecting
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