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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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One year on

One year ago today, I tried to take my own life for the first time. I haven't spoken much about it publicly as it took a long time to wrap my head around and a lot of working through things before even I understood what went on, but I feel like it needs mentioning now… Continue reading One year on

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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