• Patterns : REQUIEM

    Therapy Sesh 2 : REQUIEM. 10am on a soakin' Glasgow morning. My hands are red raw from the wind and rain being pelted at me as I walked to the building where I vent to my lovely counsellor. We sit down, she puts my jacket over the radiator and begins. How do I want to start this week? Is there anything in particular that's been bothering me? IS A CAT A HAIRY BEAST?! Yes. ...

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    Tags:
    depression,
    therapist,
    Counselling,
    therapy,
    fear
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  • Beeline for Recovery

    Today I am a very weary traveller, making passage across my own recovery timeline. There is no destination beyond 'Wellness, as I interpret it, sustained for as long as I can.' There is no end goal; to aim for something solid would be futile, given that life will inevitably throw a few curve balls, and the occasional cricket bat to the face. There’s no timetable beyond the relentless mood diaries and the keeping of strict ...

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    Tags:
    Recovery,
    mindfulness,
    therapy