"I want my family to be proud of me for something. Because up until now – in my opinion - I’ve just wasted the life that I’ve been given."
So despite my mind's best efforts to try and sabotage any attempts I make to move on with my life, today I've actually managed to achieve a small victory against it. This morning I completed my college enrollment, and from 10th September I will once again become a student. Something I haven't been since I… Continue reading Returning to education after twenty years.
I've spoken in past blogs about my desire to return to education and train to become a writer. It's something that I've discovered I quite enjoy and, having had a few articles published, (See the HuffPost archive here for those.) I feel I'm quite good at. Now I'm not being complacent or cocky by saying… Continue reading Positivity outweighs negativity
I've taken myself out of the house this morning for a change. I spend way too much time just hanging around the house on my own and it can't be healthy for me or good for my generally fragile mindset. So, I've come to Starbucks in town. I figured it's as good a place as… Continue reading Back 2 Skool
I’ve experienced the delights of the UK mental health system. Having pushed for a referral into the system for such a long time due to my tendency to want to hurt myself and the permanent feelings of despair and hopelessness that I had been experiencing for months, when I finally found myself under the care… Continue reading During 2018..