As many writers/poets/authors/people in the creative industry generally do, I have a problem with the word ‘nice’. ‘Nice’ can be a compliment, of course, but for me, it’s more of an insult. It’s a safe word, a go to when you’ve had a fairly average time, if something has been just alright. It doesn’t scream passion, positivity or power. It lies down and lets you … Continue reading N I C E
Living with Borderline Personality Disorder is made much easier when friends/family understand it. Continue reading Oh No…How To Explain BPD.
We won’t talk about the bad days. We won’t talk about the time my best friend had to wash my hair for me because I had no energy to even lift my arms. We won’t talk about the time that I locked myself in a public toilet, hyperventilating so much somebody thought I was giving birth. Or the time that I spent the entirety (two … Continue reading Oh No…Bad Days Won’t Last Forever
Depression, anxiety and other mental health issues are a cruel mistress. Helen explains the effects her own battles had on her. Continue reading Oh No…Life vs Silence
Hannah explains what it’s like living with depression and how, having forced herself to get help, can now see a little light at the end of the tunnel. Continue reading Oh No…The Battle For Help.
Embrace knowing that, however sad you are, at least you’re not the loser from high school who shares National Front posts on Facebook. Continue reading Oh No…Am I Happy?
Victoria writes about her anxiety diagnosis and why she’s giving exercise a go… Continue reading Oh No…Part One: Fat to…Fit?
We wear personas like coats, shrugging them on in the morning for work, tugging them tight as we meet new people, lugging them around “just in case”. Why do we do this? Because we like to be liked. But are we doing more harm than good by trying to ‘fake it til we make it’. Continue reading Oh No…Liking To Be Liked is Bad For You?
Death is something I think about on a near daily basis; in fact, it’s the main cause of my anxiety. I often think that maybe if I suddenly become rich enough, a whole new world will open up to me that will contain some wild drug to keep me going, kind of like the ‘Elixir of Life’ on The Sims. A bit like the Philosophers … Continue reading Death