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Ideas on a postcard, please

For the last 6 weeks I’ve yet again been suffering depression. That’s quite a short period of time really but it feels like it’s been so much longer. The good news is I’m improving. I’m feeling much better than I … Continue reading

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Self Harm & DBT

Apologies in advance if my thoughts are a little disjointed in this piece, I’m quite low at the moment, which messes with my concentration and ability to form coherent thoughts. I’m not entirely sure what I am going to achieve … Continue reading

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Change

So, since my last blog I have had another episode of psychosis and the Clopixol had to be increased again to squash it. However, I’m still unhappy with this medication. I have numerous side effects due to this medication including: … Continue reading

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Numb

This update blog has been on my mind for a little while but the impetus to finally writing it came through a conversation on Twitter about the new film, Inside Out. Surprise had been expressed that I hadn’t cried because … Continue reading

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Leaving Behind my Self-worth?

Just a short update. I don’t know really how to explain this but today I informed my line managers that I am handing in my notice. I had spoken to them briefly a couple of weeks ago to let them … Continue reading

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The Mindfulness Miracle

Fairly often on Twitter there is some sneering at mindfulness and mainly because, in the mental health sphere at least, it seems to be all the rage as a cure for all ills. I am acutely aware that it is … Continue reading

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#AdventBookClub Chapter 4, Casper

Just a very short one in the #AdventBookClub series. Chapter 4 of Stephen Cottrell’s book, Walking Backwards to Christmas focuses on the story of Casper, a wise man. The reading for the chapter is Matthew 2: 1-2, 10-12 (NLT): Jesus … Continue reading

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