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
You would think that by leaving an abuser, it would set you free from their abuse - This is not always the case. I hadn't really thought of post separation abuse much. I was aware of many friends, family and strangers having problems with the other parent of their child/children. Where courts or other services… Continue reading Post Separation Abuse
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
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?
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”
Please note that any advice I give and explaining of processes may differ for you. I am not a legal professional and this advice relates to my situation. Please get legal advice if you need further support. February 12th, 2021. Having been made aware that the acknowledgement of the Divorce petition had finally been sent… Continue reading One step closer to finding me again.
TW (Trigger Warning) Discussions of bullying and suicide. As I have found myself with a lot of spare time this week I have been trying to keep up to date with the news and one topic seems to be coming up more often than others and it has really hit me.... BULLYING Seriously, what is… Continue reading What is going on in the world?
Another quote for you; my plan is to give mental health images or quotes every other week to break up the information in the other weeks. Although this could change. #youcandothis
This Monday brings you a quote;
Today's post is a new edition!! Planned to run every Monday until the end of 2018 (maybe even longer) I hope that I can get a post out each Monday, however this may change depending on circumstances. Todays post is: 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Brought to you from Mind (You can find the post here).… Continue reading Mental Health Monday – Monday August 6th 2018