The power of storytelling. I started this blog in October 2018. I wrote two short posts about burnout. Almost a year later I needed to pour my thoughts onto my screen just to get them out of my head. It worked. Somehow I was able to work through what was troubling my mind at the … Continue reading Why blogging is good for your mental health – Shared stories empower people.
Empowerment is a popular term in the work force, law and in society as a whole. I like to have a look at what it means withing the mental health community and what areas to look for when you want to empower yourself.
Let’s talk about recovery. What is it and how does it show in your day-to-day life. Because I feel like that is what it is, a constant trying to keep balance and to make progress without that being the utter and only goal. I need to have goals and I need to watch how many … Continue reading My road to recovery.
Image CLEANPNG. Is depression always around? I hope not but I’m afraid it does. That would be my honest answer to that question. At first my depression was always in the forefront of all my days. Everything was grey and every day was the same. Over time I experienced some hours when I felt better. … Continue reading Is depression always around and why does it play hide and seek?
I do understand that maintaining mental health is number one on my priority list. It takes some work that I’m more than willing to put in. But sometimes there are those moments when I remember how much more easier it all seemed to be, before the illness fully became an inhabitant in my day-to-day life. … Continue reading Things I miss while in recovery.