Your Normal Is My Scary: 4 – A Walk

This month, in my series where I challenge myself to do ‘normal’ things that are scary to me, I go for a walk. Not just any walk: a walk without headphones.

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Moving Forward – Again!

How things are going to work going forward with the blog, why I’m excited about this, why it’s necessary, and how grateful I am for it all.

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Dissociation & Distance

For the past few weeks I’ve been struggling with dissociation – a symptom where I feel like I’m only very shallowly engaging with the world.

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How to Make Decisions

Life is a long series of relentless soul-searching and difficult decisions. Or, at least, the past few months have been for me.

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Odd Ones Out

Reading is basically magic.

A poem about school friends, lost friends, and what it feels like to be the odd one out in a group of people who are also the odd ones out.

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Forcing Myself to Write

I’m forcing myself to write for an hour a day without distractions, and – well, it’s hard. But I’m determined to start writing more, so here we go.

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Negotiations

Photo by Daniel Curran via Unsplash.

A poem about the things you wanted in the past, and the things you want now, and whether you should shun the past or strike a balance between it and now.

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By the Water

Photo from Rucksack Magazine via Unsplash.

A love letter to water, to playing pooh sticks in the stream on our road as a child, and to the chance to pass those memories on to future generations.

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Driving, Trauma and Limitations

Photo by Takahiro Taguchi via Unsplash.

There are a lot of things that my anxiety means I can’t do – and it turns out driving might be one of them. Let’s talk about trauma, limits, and necessity.

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