Every so often you come across a story that really resonates; recently this has been ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. I have had the book for ages, and only decided to read it because it is on a school reading list for a friend’s son. Like most people, I know theContinue reading “Jekyll & Hyde -The Dangers of Suppressing the True You.”
Category Archives: Self Harm
The Isolation of Anxiety & Depression
One of my main anxious fears is being around people, and talking to people. When I first had my breakdown I struggled to leave home and could not walk up the local high road without feeling anxious; my body would be tense, I would look down at the pavement, and move quickly, just to tryContinue reading “The Isolation of Anxiety & Depression”
Demons of Darkness – Olivia B
Things have been a real struggle recently; the depression has hit hard since Friday and it literally paralyses me so I cannot do much of anything. I was browsing the internet whilst on the sofa and found this poem; I have no idea who the writer is, but I thought I would share it becauseContinue reading “Demons of Darkness – Olivia B”
Sometimes it Feels the Nightmare Will NEVER End?
“Light and darkness create an opposition, yet depend on each other just as the step taken by the right leg depends on the step taken by the left.” – Sekito Last week was a real struggle; I thought I was doing OK, and I was on a bit of an upward roll; but then the wheelsContinue reading “Sometimes it Feels the Nightmare Will NEVER End?”
Anxiety and the White Knuckle Roller Coaster Ride.
I’m not sure I always feel like I’m in the seat. Sometimes I’m only holding on by one hand and flying out behind the roller coaster. I don’t know anybody who doesn’t feel that way. – David Morse Everybody experiences stress in their lives, and life is always full of ups and downs; how youContinue reading “Anxiety and the White Knuckle Roller Coaster Ride.”
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