August 23rd 2021 = Primary Mental Health Assessment Day. The dreaded and long awaited (not really, I only waited a few weeks) telephone call with my Local Primary Mental Health Team. It actually went well. It was not my first time having an assessment, but I must say, I did prefer this telephone method, as… Continue reading Mental Health Assessment Day
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!!