Tag: mentalhealth

I had another relapse

I always say with Schizophrenia I have “good days and bad days”. And let me tell you when I say bad it’s a slight under exaggeration. These kinds of days leave me struggling to do the simplest of tasks and it basically feels like I’m going to die. I usually know within the first few minutes…

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Let’s Talk About Self-harm

Today is self-injury awareness day (SIAD). SIAD takes place internationally on March the first every year to raise awareness around self-injury. The following is from Life Signs which is an organisation for self-injury guidance and network support “Raising awareness about self-injury is incredibly important. Awareness leads to understanding and empathy, banishing judgment and fear, and…

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When My Mother Died

Originally published on A Lust for Life   Battling with mental health problems since childhood has never been easy task. Living with Schizophrenia has become something I have spent my life accepting and adjusting to. From the age of four I have endlessly fought with demons, voices and the constant fear that comes with delusions…

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