How to have a phobia

Wake up one day and realise that you've always been terrified that everyone is going to throw up on you. Wonder where on earth this has come from and try and look back on when this started but realise you've felt this way for as long as you can remember. Try and think of a [...]

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For the first time I just want to live in the moment

For the first time, I just want to live in the moment. I don't want to overthink. I don't want to run every word, every action, every breath you take through my mind. I don't want to have to second guess. I don't want to ruin every moment by trying to decipher if you still [...]

One day you will look for me in everyone but I won’t be found

"When life has cut too deep and left you hurting. The future you had hoped for is now burning. And the dreams you held so tight lost their meaning. And you don't know if you'll ever find the healing. You're gonna make it. You're gonna make it. And the night can only last for so [...]

The bitter truth about why we suck at moving on

We all talk a lot about moving on. About letting go. About healing and forgetting. About putting ourselves first. About saving ourselves. About putting the pieces back together after we're broken. We talk about saying goodbye, coming clean, washing away the pain. We talk about moving on. We write and we cry and then we [...]

How to succeed at failure

My therapist asked me a question tonight that really got me thinking. I had a bad day today so my usual meltdown mode had set in when I blurted out at 60 miles an hour the story of my day before I had even sat down. She looked at me with wide eyes, waiting for [...]