Write Your Way to Recovery

Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.

This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites you to write your stories and experiences – and gives you tools to inspire you.

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Writing and Recovery

If you’ve ever put pen to paper to work through difficult feelings, you might already know how powerful words can be. In fact, creating and taking control of their own stories can help people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery. 

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Constantly worrying

Why can't I make plans and then actually go through with them ? I make plans then I spend hours worrying that someone I'm going with won't like it even if I have asked and they said they wanted to come with me. ...

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Stress,
Overthinking
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Territorial

A force inside my mind,inside my chest,a force that feels something like pain,but not quite,something like fear,urges me to go.  How much will I surrender to this feeling,this fo...

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identity,
recovery
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My promise to myself

I will stop letting myself, or anyone else hold me back from being who I want to be, or doing what I want to do.I set the limits, I position the glass ceiling, nobody else. I will stop living in fear of ...

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taking control,
resilience
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MY JOURNEY

Warning: This story deals with trauma, sexual abuse and self harm. people always said the small woman with bright blue eyes beaming, such a warm welcome smile (always called the smiler) simply amazed by the torture and trauma, I have gone throu...

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surviving,
trauma

Hello hope my old friend.....you tease

As the civil war within my mind rages on darkness prevails, emptiness and loneliness as its allies. This morning however, hope has laid her seed, I pray it blooms. I woke to the all too familiar feeling of anxiety, an inability to lift my head fro...

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hope,
anxiety

The Day I Fell off The Edge of The Earth

Thursday 3rd December 2016. The day I fell off the edge of the Earth. Really looking back the walk to the edge started many months before, but the fall started in the early hours of Wednesday 2nd December around 1am. I awoke from what had b...

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Anxiety,
Depression