"This is Recovery"

"This is Recovery"

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day, when I came across a friend’s status update. “This is relapse. This is recovery.” They were his words, and when I read them, they became mine as well—my heart broke. The friend who wrote them is one of the strongest people I know. He knows the […]

A Letter to the Person Who Can't Let Go

A Letter to the Person Who Can't Let Go

Dear friend,

I’m sorry it’s been a hard day. I know my words don’t mean much- they can’t change how you feel. But still, I’m sorry. I am familiar with the ache that sits in your chest for that person, that place, that moment in time. I know it is a beautiful emotion that eats away at you.

We Did It

We did it friends. You did it. You made it through the year. You chose to wake up each morning and get out of bed. You faced the tough days and embraced the good. You waited out the difficult moments and believed they would pass. You chose to believe that life is worth living. This […]

One Step Forward

In the past, I thought recovery from depression and anxiety was a definitive place. I thought that after a certain period of time, with hours and hours spent in counselling, I would be ‘cured’ and wouldn’t go back to that dark and scary space I had lived in for so long. I didn’t realise that […]

Do Not Settle

  Do not settle for less than you deserve. Do not settle for a life lived halfheartedly. Do not settle for a moment that strips away your hope. We all feel pain. Sometimes, we feel it so deeply we forget that there is light peeking through the cracks. Do not settle for a life lived […]