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Backwards

I wrote this post a couple of months ago, and today, on #timetotalk day where everybody is encouraged to take 5 minutes to talk about mental health, I thought I’d temporarily come out of blogging retirement and publish it. Backwards: (of an object’s motion) back towards the starting point. So where am I right now. Read More

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Hope

Hope: Hope is the state which promotes the desire of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one’s life or in the world at large. Post natal depression – when you are living it, or watching someone live it – is hell on earth. It’s dark, isolating, terrifying. Intrusive thoughts are your daily companion Read More

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Insomnia

Insomnia: Insomnia, or sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired. Darkness, silence, Yet my brain screams noise. Thoughts, words, Never quiet. Breathing becomes quicker, Shoulders hunched. Uncomfortable, restless. Eyes wide open. Anxiety awakens, Panic begins. Thoughts whirl, never stopping. Heart Read More

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Control

Control: Control (management), an element of management. Control freak, a person who attempts to dictate how everything around them is done I have to start this post by once again apologising for it not being polished and perfect. It is simply an outpouring of some rubbish that’s in my head which is making me feel Read More