To talk or not to talk I’ve never liked to talk about the deep stuff – the kinds of things that make me feel uncomfortable, the things I’d rather not think about. So I’ve developed an ability to avoid it all. This ability has extended beyond conversation alone. I found that I could avoid the […]
“Maybe I really could push through without them and employ the famous ‘mind over matter strategy’ and to ‘just be more positive’.
Please, don’t do that to yourself. You deserve better – and I’m saying that as someone who has been down that road and heard it all before.”
There have been many ways in which the world has responded to the war raging in the Ukraine. Those helping have been kind and generous in the material needs of those fleeing and fighting. However, the mental health of everyone involved in the war seems to have been put to the back. We at PHS […]
Down the comparison wormhole… Have you ever felt so inept that you wonder how you’ve made it so long? Kind of like everything you do is not good enough no matter how hard you try? Have you ever wondered if other people had the same struggles? Wondered how they are so good at keeping it […]
Your struggles are so real and valid but it doesn’t mean you need to face them alone.
Today is one of the bad days. All I’ve been able to do today is eat. I have seemingly developed the mother of all appetites. Just what I need, another problem. But this one is for another day. I’ll deal with it when all my clothes no longer fit me… My brain registers that I’m […]
On days like today l feel betrayed by my own body and mind.
“You’re never as alone as you feel”
Welcome to our FIRST personal blogger. I’d like to take a moment to introduce you all to Shirley. Shirley is like many of you, a young woman who is just trying to figure out life in the midst of some messed up thought patterns, physical pain and mental anguish. Given the option to remain anonymous […]
How do we cope with COVID, and why resilience is so important? More than a year we had been living under COVID 19, you be friend with it already? Or you are still struggling in coping with it? And find yourself very stressful and hyper-vigilant. Here are some tips and skills on how you could […]