The world went dark — How Childhood Sexual Abuse changed the way I saw life.

I feel inspired to share my experience of Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) in the hope that it is seen and understood by the people who, like me, felt alone in their experience. I found a great deal of compassion and acceptance for what happened to me by reading about other peoples expereinces —  and so IContinue reading “The world went dark — How Childhood Sexual Abuse changed the way I saw life.”

World Mental Health Day 2020 — Overcoming Psychosis and Being Sectioned.

It’s World Mental Health Day today and I want to share some of my experience of being sectioned with psychosis and how I got through it. Mental health difficulties can be challenging, even without having to face social stigma and a lack of understanding about the nature of mental health. This World Mental Health DayContinue reading “World Mental Health Day 2020 — Overcoming Psychosis and Being Sectioned.”

“Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain” ~ Maya Angelou — Living through a global pandemic.

I read the quote I used as the title for this blog posted on Facebook this morning. It filled me with hope as I related it to everything I’ve experienced recently in living through the COVID-19 Pandemic and an uprising in the Black Lives Matters campaign for social justice. It feels like I’ve been livingContinue reading ““Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain” ~ Maya Angelou — Living through a global pandemic.”