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Ending Therapy

When I thought about my course of therapy, I worried about hating everyone in group. I was concerned about my individual therapist leaving due to historic occurrences. But I never really considered the end. As is the nature of NHS treatment and psychotherapy more generally, it wasn’t going to last forever. I knew it would… Continue reading Ending Therapy

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Prague

I’ve only just got a chance to sit down and write this – I’ve been moving house, working lots and having emotional breakdowns. But before all of that happened, I had a lovely trip to Prague with my best friend so I wanted to share photos and highlights with you. The city is incredibly cheap if… Continue reading Prague

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BPD: Thriving

Now there will come a time when you start to thrive and live fully even while still experiencing symptoms of BPD. Mental health diagnoses can often feel like a death sentence when you first get one. It runs through your mind that you’ll never be able to manage life, you will always struggle and never… Continue reading BPD: Thriving

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BPD: Surviving

Surviving – continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. This will serve as a bit of a guide to surviving with BPD… it’s really about finding what works for you and sticking with it. Remember, as I said in my previous post, that you are amazing regardless or whether you’re just… Continue reading BPD: Surviving

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MHAW: Surviving or Thriving?

Featured Image: Mental Health Foundation I was existing but not living. I was not experiencing life in the way that others were. Survival was the focus of each day, just fighting to stay alive for the next few hours. Years of my life passed by like this. It’s often said that humans have a survival… Continue reading MHAW: Surviving or Thriving?

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13 Reasons Why: Mixed Feelings

You’ve probably heard about or seen ’13 Reasons Why’ – this post will be full of spoilers. It’s a Netflix show about a girl called Hannah who commits suicide. She leaves tapes for people to listen to, they detail all the people who hurt her leading up to the suicide. There’s been a lot of… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why: Mixed Feelings

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24 Years, 24 Life Lessons

I turned 24 years old yesterday so I thought I’d do something a bit different and share with you 24 life lessons that I have learnt so far. It does not matter what other people think of you. You cannot be liked by everyone. Good people do bad things. The friends you have will change… Continue reading 24 Years, 24 Life Lessons