When things got to a certain point in my marriage, they started getting even tougher. Nobody warned me that leaving and choosing my life would be the first step. I thought healing and getting over a break up would be the second hurdle. What I was not prepared for, was speaking up and telling my… Continue reading Being Scared to talk about abuse
Well I am not quite sure how I have got to this point (especially after the last 6 months - not even taking COVID into account!!) The last placement of Year 2 - Obviously, I cannot say the location, but it is definitely an area I hope to gain some good experience in ( as… Continue reading Last Placement Block of Year 2!!
Have you ever heard? "I never said that""You're imagining things""I didn't do that""You are being paranoid""I always make an effort, you just never bother" "You're imagining things""I was just joking""You twist things""That never happened""You need help" Sounding familiar? Gaslighting is a term that seems to appear quite often now, compared to 5 years ago. It… Continue reading “I never said that!!” – What is Gaslighting?
Accusations As a lot of us do, I head over to Google in order to check that my understanding of the word 'accusations' is correct. It is defined by a quick search as - what I thought it was. Which is; I am not one to openly throw around accusations, there is one thing I… Continue reading Accusations
TRIGGER WARNING - Please take care, some of this content may cause upset and distress. Reach out for support if needed. 💜 “And I your willing victim” Sound familiar? Yes that is a P!nk song I had heard of people relating this song, ‘Just give me a reason‘ to a (damaging) relationship. However, I had… Continue reading “Right from the start you were a thief, you stole my heart”
Do you remember what you were doing one year ago? I was sat in my home, practising my Safe Medicate (Maths for my Nursing Degree), unaware that the year ahead was about to change so much - and not just because of the Coronavirus!! Other than the issues that came along with the Coronavirus, the… Continue reading How so much can change in a year!!
As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 21st May 2018