‘Make Yourself’ A meeting with the author Gillian Smith.

"We are more than just our own mental health"@recovery_in_writing I had the amazing opportunity to read and review a beautiful book by the author Gillian Smith.  The book ‘Make Yourself’ is inspiring.  That is the one single word to describe it.  Once you start to read it, you just can’t put it down.  Page after … Continue reading ‘Make Yourself’ A meeting with the author Gillian Smith.

You Don’t Need A Name.

Domestic abuse can affect anyone, it is hard to talk about if you’ve experienced it yourself, but hearing first hand how it can make you feel can also give someone strength, hope, courage and the power to take a step needed. However, reading about someone’s experiences can also be quite upsetting or traumatic for others, … Continue reading You Don’t Need A Name.

Letters of Hope – To My Fighting Butterfly.

To my butterfly who is fighting, I see you fighting. When you wake up in the morning wash those dried tears from the night before. I see you fighting. As you prepare yourself for the day ahead, gathering every ounce of energy you have just to get yourself ready to face the world. I see … Continue reading Letters of Hope – To My Fighting Butterfly.