I want to be on the land, looking back to the ocean which tried to drown me.
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My experience at the BBC teen hero awards in 2016
Why Mandatory RSE Must Include Disabled Students This September relationship and sex education became mandatory for all pupils in primary and high school within the UK. When this news was released, and discussions of exclusivity and LGBTQIA+ communities were said to be included many people had something to say about this. The purpose of including… Continue Reading Why Mandatory RSE Must Include Disabled Pupils
I am so honoured to share this wonderful guest post with you all on how important hope is in pain management. I have discovered this for myself so this is a very important topic to me. Ann-Marie D’Arcy-Sharpe writes for Pathways Pain Relief, a chronic pain relief app and blog. The app is created by… Continue Reading The Importance Of Giving Hope To Chronic Pain Patients | Guest Post |
My body is like the weather, you can predict it most of the time. You can plan. Take precautions. Change your plans. But some days there is a sudden downfall of rain causing a heaviness in my soul. Cold that makes me so sore I'm numb. A wind that makes my skin sting. Hail that… Continue Reading Chronic Pain Is Unpredictable
Depression does not discriminate.
I’m so grateful for my ability to effortlessly share my opinions without prosecution. During my college interviews this week, I have been able to be honest about my mental health and my disability, because I know it does not serve me to bottle it up. By speaking up people know how to help me can… Continue Reading The Power Of Having A Voice
Many of my days are spent gone. Gone from this world. Gone from myself. I’d like to say I’m just on autopilot but for the most part I’m gone. It’s a strange feeling to enter dissociation. It’s like you’ve time travelled to an era you’ve already lived through once, but you do not understand it… Continue Reading Missing Amid My Mind | What dissociation feels like
Yesterday I entered my new home for the next 3 months during self-isolation, a large open farmhouse style apartment with dark wooden beams lining the ceiling and open sky lights bringing the outside inside. It is my cosy sanctuary. The corner sofa has a mountain of pillows to drown in and a soft but… Continue Reading Relying On Myself