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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Ego

I’m a big ball of egoWrapped up in a blanket Of zeroUnable to partake orEquate a straight lineToo difficult to permeateThrough to youI’m stuck Are you?

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confusion

Time and Love can Fly

You can’t touch love or timeBut they’re always thereBeside you Never fear They’re always near You can’t touch love or timeBut you can hold them close...

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Tags:
self love,
Trauma-Hope-Recovery

Patterns : Relationshi...

I arrived with time to spare at counselling today.  I noticed the lady beside me in the waiting area looked like Bettie Page; short fringe, long dark hair, 50s style I can only dream of. My counsellor arrived and le...

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depression,
therapist
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The Tangled Headphones

The Tangled Headphones I lay in bed last night & tried to calm the swirling chaos that is my mind. I tried to put a name to it, to describe what my head was like, and all I could think of was tangled headphones. The kind that have been in your ...

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depression,
mind
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Self harm

Self harmed for the first time in months,but tomorrow is a new day and I will start towards being clean again, no more self harm!!!!

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Tags:
self-help,
stress

Be yourself and believe in yourself

ITS OK TO BE SCARED. ITS OK TO BE DIFFERENT. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE SCARED, BECAUSE YOU ARE DIFFERENT.

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Tags:
coping,
strategies