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 […]
You’re paddling along just fine, in the ocean that is life. Sometimes you struggle with a stronger current, sometimes everything seems calm and you can relax with a soothing back stroke. When depression comes, it hits you like a tidal wave. It crashes down on your mind, body and soul. It takes away those memories […]
Her hair was darker blonde, there was no liquid eyeliner – not even the ghost of it after wearing some for more than a few hours, and she had her fringe tucked behind her ear. Is it still a fringe if you can tuck it behind your ear? That’s something I’ve always wondered.
Read, read, read. Fantasy worlds trump reality. Watch your favourite kid’s film. Watch your favourite sit-com. I suggest The Office (US), Brooklyn Nine Nine, or Friends. Write a diary entry. Write a blog post about how you feel. Doodle. Listen to uplifting pop music. Obvious artists to start with are: Britney, Gaga and Justin Timberlake. […]