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Best Books I Read In 2017

As I did in 2016, I set myself another reading target for this year – 40 books this time and I just about made it! I’ve read so many great books in 2017 but here are some that stand out. The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck – Sarah Knight This is a… Continue reading Best Books I Read In 2017

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Behind the Blog

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here so… hi again. I’ve kind of fallen out of love with writing and well, life has been more chaotic than ever. I thought I’d ease myself back into blogging with something a bit simple to write. So, I thought I’d share a few things about myself that… Continue reading Behind the Blog

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What Therapy Taught Me About Relationships

I talk and write a lot about how beneficial therapy is/was for me. I wanted to give an overview of the changes that happened for me during my course of Mentalisation Based Therapy. This will act as a record for me of my progress and will hopefully allow others an insight into what can potentially… Continue reading What Therapy Taught Me About Relationships

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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