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I will discuss my mental health however I like and if you don’t like it you can, frankly, f*** off: An open letter to everyone

Over the years of posting openly about my mental health online I have had all sorts of different opinions thrown my way. Mostly positive, yes, which is great - but it seems that there’s always people out there that like to try and police or shame the way I might do things. So I’m here… Continue reading I will discuss my mental health however I like and if you don’t like it you can, frankly, f*** off: An open letter to everyone

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Journal Prompts: Releasing what no longer serves me…

Journalling has become one of the most handy tools I've encountered for helping me cope with my mental illness and boost my mental health, especially since my BPD diagnosis. It allows for open expression and provides a private place to unpick issues and emotions that are sometimes difficult to articulate. It's a great addition to… Continue reading Journal Prompts: Releasing what no longer serves me…

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A few thoughts on self-validation

What makes you feel validated? Is it external sources? I know I'm still learning to give myself validation and not frantically search for it elsewhere, but also know it's a difficult process to unlearn. Taking little steps just by knowing and letting myself accept that the things I feel are real and okay, regardless of… Continue reading A few thoughts on self-validation