• For You

    My fragile part brokeAs my heart caved I’d poured my heart into youBut you drank itSaving it for others LeftMute,numbMy soul deserted me Alone with no value ..........  My jigsaw landscape Could be pieced together It would be my beach retreat A place for me to blossom I resolved to find myselfAnd give her the loveI have in abundance She made me laugh againShe made me cry A stronger outer shellBut my fragile part still craved He walked in when I was ready ........

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    self-worth,
    self help,
    heartache
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  • Star Check

    Today's an ending. The last of my Write to Recovery sessions. And while it may seem final, I want to remind myself that although the sessions may have ended I shouldn't stop with the things that I have learnt, experienced or morph into the person I am becoming.In here I've been able to take off my mask and bare all to my fellow writers. I might have to readorn my mask in the outside world ...

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    Tags:
    taking control,
    self-knowledge,
    recovery journey,
    self help
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  • A Letter To Encourage Myself

    Keeping one step ahead of my mental health. This is what is being asked of me. How is it done? How will I measure it? How will I know? How will anyone else know? The truth is I experience this effort and its pain on a daily basis. Yet any benefit attained from it might be quite invisible to me and those around me. I am so sensitive to the world's comments, condemnations and judgements ...

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    Tags:
    hope,
    self help,
    optimism,
    reaching out