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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Learning to Breathe

Life these days hasn´t been easy for me. Work is stressful and it takes a lot of my energy, I am always feeling drained, tired, unmotivated. I want to paint more often, i want to read fun books, i want to spend time with my friends, i wan...

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anxiety,
stress
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Being My Own Best Friend

being my own best friend. I often think what it would be like if I could be as nice and kind to myself as I am to others?Enormous amounts of physical and mental energy goes into helping others - in my world anyway...

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recovery,
self care
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Recovery is the hardest part of mental illness.

Warning, this story deals with self harm and suicidal thoughts. I have recently been diagnosed with Depressive Episodes, OCD, Self Harm, Social Anxiety and Eating problems. With features of Bordeline Personality Disorder. Throughout my childhoo...

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#BPD,
#selfharm

A story Unfolding

A Story UnfoldingBefore me lies a closed book, pages tattered around the edges.Words submitted in black and white cement it’s story through the ages.The cover wanes and creaks weighing heavy on what lies beneat...

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#recovery,
#journey
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What's behind it all?

I am so rarely angry now.  I can't really remember the last time I felt pure rage.  Maybe irritation or frustration, but not anger.  Not for a while.  But then a couple of days ago he asked me what I thought was undernea...

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