By Quinn Trigger warning: this post contains descriptions of self harm. I own three scalpels. When I start to feel stressed, I pick up a scalpel and I start to cut out tiny, tiny pieces of paper. Circles the size of pinheads and diamonds the size of exclamation marks are carefully carved out of card […]
By Matthew In an image obsessed, filter-obscured and airbrushed world that prizes the ‘perfect’ form, the self-esteem of many is invested in its myth; deposits are made in the self-esteem bank with every unflattering snap of a celeb’s bingo wings, while withdrawals accompany the comparison to toned torsos that most of us will never attain or […]
By Vanessa I see a lot of people on Twitter these days talk about anxiety. Some talk about the attacks they are having and some talk about getting through the anxiety – whether it is a day or a week, you did it and you should be proud. Me, I can say I have been […]
By Lydia I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in January 2015; it felt really obvious to me, in that I had virtually always known that I was different. I was picked on for being sensitive, mocked for lacking any understanding about social situations, yet obsessive in my interests.
By Vicky Dear Past Vicky, It’s funny because there shouldn’t be a need to write all of what I am about to mention as you don’t know it and haven’t felt it yet. There shouldn’t be a need to regret the past as that’s what it is; the past. Ultimately I know the past will […]