I sat down to write this and all I could think of, to begin with, was how terrible this year has been. It was only when I stopped to really think about it, and ask myself, has this year really been that bad? That I was able to reflect properly and I have to say … Continue reading 2021, Looking back on our first year of writing.
20 months, 86 weeks, or 608 days. Whichever way you look at the numbers they don’t look any nicer or more pleasant. During this time, I have had one main hope, one main ending in sight, that one pot of gold at the end of the rainbow that I’ve been reaching for. A family. Now if you’ve been reading … Continue reading Is this the ‘Happy Ever After’ we were all hoping for?
To the butterfly who feels hopeless right now, This is for you; when you feel that you are so broken that there is nothing in this universe that can heal the pain you are feeling. This is to say I see you; I see that look in your eyes, looking around constantly, searching for … Continue reading Letters of Hope – Hold On
"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.
Hi, Have you ever shone a light through a prism and seen all the different colours fly out at different angles? For those who have read my previous blog “Never Give Up” you will know that August has been an emotional month. Life has literally been pulling me in all angles possible. All is not … Continue reading Angles of August