The better I get, the harder things are

I’m still adjusting to being high functioning with depression, and still discovering that it somehow feels a lot worse than when I was at rock bottom.

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Your Normal Is My Scary: 6 – A Hen Do

This year I’m doing something that challenges my anxiety every single month. For June, I went to a hen do with several people I don’t know! And…I had fun?

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What’s Next

What’s next? A poem about momentum, recovery, and how to keep going when you don’t think you can – or want to.

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Flowers

A poem about sending flowers, and the power of small gestures.

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Your Normal Is My Scary: 5 – Yoga Class

This year, I’m challenging myself to one thing a month that terrifies me. And this month is a doozy – I went to a yoga class, and good grief, was I anxious.

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toomuch

“sometimes, all the things I’m trying not to feel rise up out of the box I have buried them in”

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Exposure Isn’t Always Great

Exposure therapy is a really difficult thing to do on your own. It can very easily become too much – and too much of something is really just that.

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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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