2021, Looking back on our first year of writing.

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.

Letters of Hope – Hold On

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

‘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.