I look at my work table (which is an absolute mess – magazine cuttings, watercolours, brushes and scraps all over the surface), take a seat, and think; “What should I make today?”
At a counselling session recently, I told a story about abuse that happened to me a few years ago. It’s something that still haunts me, keeps me awake at night, because I just feel so much shame about it.
Just before I ran for a (late) train on Friday afternoon, I popped into Sainsburys for essential snacks. I quickly looked at the magazines propped up near the self-checkout area and found Breathe – a truly beautiful magazine that I have purchased only once before, which is full of gorgeous illustrations and inspiring content, all […]
It’s unfortunate that for those of us with mental illnesses, we have the responsibility put on us to ‘manage’ our mental health as best we can, whether that means we remember to take our meds in the morning or getting our butts to therapy. Managing mental health is hard. Sometimes you simply cannot turn the […]