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November 3, 2018

I am a listener. If I can get away with saying as little as possible, I will. This is partially due to anxiety and depression playing tricks on me – a belief that my voice sounds awful, and the things I have to say are of interest to no one except myself.

September 14, 2018

When we find ourselves in this place of ‘not enough’ it can trigger a whole range of feelings and behaviours which we think will help us be/do/have more but which actually end up having totally the opposite effect.

February 1, 2018

I struggled from anxiety that led to self-harm, triggered by low self-esteem, bullying, family problems and bereavement. I never felt like I fitted in anywhere, I floated from group to group, feeling like an outsider and contently blended into the background. Alcohol g...

July 30, 2017

I associate self-love with self-CARE (self-Compassion, Acceptance, Respect and Esteem). How can we consider self-love without self-care? Can we love ourselves without caring for ourselves, and vice versa? And how can we love and care for ourselves if we don’t accept, r...