One day you wake up and your chest feels lighter than usual, each breath taken more deeply and the warmth of the shower pleases you more than you remember. Everything begins to look clearer than you recall. For no storm will last forever. Eventually the sun must shine through the darkness and breathe life into … Continue reading One day
This isn't going to be the happiest of posts I've done, but life isn't all roses and sunshine. I am extremely drained. So tired. My brain doesn't seem to stop working but it's just it's way of trying to process everything. It will soon be a year since I left living with my sister. The … Continue reading A boy who won’t be beaten.
I wanted to take time to write about this because this is something I've struggled with and still do! Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder which occurs after a traumatic experience. There isn't really a baseline of the type of experience that can cause it. Car crashes, sexual assault, bullying, it is basically … Continue reading Dealing with PTSD!
As I said in my last post, I was going to share some things I have done and still do to cope with my anxiety and depression. I wanted to do this post because when I reached out to my doctor, it was a long process. I was given websites, names of nearby counselling services, … Continue reading Whilst you’re waiting!
So I have been having regular counselling sessions for four weeks now. When I first sat down in the chair and started talking, I felt like I was just rambling on. After you've been through something traumatic and hurtful, it can sometimes be hard to pinpoint exactly where to start. And I have seven years … Continue reading Counselling!