Write Your Way to Recovery

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

Write to Recovery is for anyone who has ever experienced some sort of distress, emotional difficulty or mental ill-health. 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 to experience recovery. 

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An oddity in a world o...

I don't quite have the right sides to fit in. Maybe if I had straighter edges, less curved parts that stick out and show me off to the world. I attempt to remould, change attitudes and behaviours all to get those straight lines. Then, ...

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#vulnerability,
#connecting
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Qckbrst1

Quick burst!Get it down, get it out, quick, Before you for.That'll do, practice the discipline, get in the habit for when you need it.

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Quick,
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inner critic vs inner ...

My racing thoughts this morningYouCan'tDoItThereAreSoManyPeopleTheyWillKnowThatYou'reWeirdJustGoHome.My inner critic is like a tabloid headline"Awfully dressed millenial embarrasses herself in public. Ag...

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anxiety,
inner critic
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Ode to the Active Listener

Ode to the  Active ListenerLend me your ear, let me exercise it for you. It looks in good shape,  can it clarify my obscure?Activate muscles so they grab  hold of my words.Their weightiness...

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#recovery,
#surviving
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Where you least expect to find it.....

Someone who became and still is a brilliant support to me is my friend Su. And i would not have ever imagined it to happen that way .I thought other friends would know what to do and how to be...but strangely they managed my illness in different w...

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Little things.

starting to think about what makes me happy is like putting my mind in reverse. For so long it feels like i have been just managing to stay ok and struggling with despair and mania. ive not been looking at the happy thread. So here goes....what ma...

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