Doubts, Insights & (Pretty) Epic-ness! – A Journey Through Counselling

Oh bollocks, what the hell have I done?!?! In the last couple of days I’ve been hit by doubts. My two most recent posts were written a few weeks ago with the original intent not to post them for a little while. Until I thought ‘what the hell’, and hit ‘publish’ (https://lovelaughtertruthblog.com/2017/06/08/letting-the-light-in-adventures-in-counselling/) And then the … More Doubts, Insights & (Pretty) Epic-ness! – A Journey Through Counselling

Letting the Light In – A Journey Through Counselling

Something needs to change and I need help to get me there. Welcome, my friends, to counselling! I’ve written previously about how it’s OK to admit that you’re not OK (https://lovelaughtertruthblog.com/2016/10/13/im-not-ok-thats-ok/)  However, it’s one thing admitting to the struggles of the past from a position of strength, as the conqueror standing tall over your vanquished opponent; … More Letting the Light In – A Journey Through Counselling

Stumbling Through Fog

Stumbling through fog, steps unsteady, Lacking direction, feet feeling heavy; Tied to a weight that anchors my will, Resists forward motion, implores me to be still. To shrink within the mist that obscures the way, Out of this funk that shrouds my days; Draws blinds across the path that stretches far ahead, Starving hopes to … More Stumbling Through Fog

On Tattoos & Transformation – The Meaning Beneath the Ink

In 2006 I was transformed; painfully, permanently. That was the year I suffered a mental breakdown and spent the majority of the year surrounded by the thick fog of depression. Emerging from the darkness after many endless months it was apparent to me that I would never be the same again, that everything I thought … More On Tattoos & Transformation – The Meaning Beneath the Ink

It’s Time to Talk – Mental Illness: A Common Opponent

I’ve always been a talker, for as long as I can remember. Talk a glass eye to sleep I could. If it came into my head then, more often than not, it would fall out of my mouth in pretty short order. It’s fair to say that this characteristic hasn’t always been appreciated as countless … More It’s Time to Talk – Mental Illness: A Common Opponent