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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What's Inside

 “It’s not a tale, but a story that is constantly being written.”It’s not enough to simply see you from the outside. It’s easily enough to appreciate your strength, but that falls short from what...

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strength,
self love
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Tasks

Achieving tasks weirdly makes me happy.  Whether that is wake up take dog for a walk, go the gym and cook a meal.  Not achieving would fail for no reason really not to go to the gym other than laziness.  Tasks can be big or small...

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It's Okay

 “Acceptance allow you to grow, and in time heal wounds formed from mental storms.”In the last few years it took many months and countless attacks to finally believe in a simple phrase. The darkness held its groun...

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hope,
acceptance
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Today's Ashes are Tomorrow's Soil

It's burnt, burnt to a crisp.There is nothing left but the fragile ashes, nothing distinguishable.read more

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#newperspective
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Curtain Call

With the curtains open I looked out at the damp of the dawn and thought how much a miracle it was that the rain should fall at all. I thought of the road I had travelled on my journey to know myself to understand the world and fight for f...

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Feelings

I think I am crazy, like not bat shit crazy but maybe mentally unstable. Wow, even typing that seems alien to me. I am paranoid and jealous beyond belief. My poor boyfriend has to put up with way to much being with me. Maybe it is his fault fo...

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replaceable,
unimportant