Diary of a disaster

Sometimes I feel like I have to apologise for being alive. I don’t deserve my place here; at his university, in this company, in this house, in this relationship. I’m worthless and everything I do is nothing but an inconvenience to others. I can’t do anything right, I mess it all up and everyone else … More Diary of a disaster

My dip in creativity

I’ve been struggling more than usual to write anything creative. I’ve even been struggling to keep up with my book instagram account. I haven’t read a book in weeks, I haven’t written a short story in months and months. I have no motivation and my ability to enjoy things seems to have dwindled. These activities … More My dip in creativity

Escapism

This blog started as somewhere to post my creative writing but my short stories quickly became outnumbered by mental health posts. But the two are linked! I’ve always had a very active imagination, make believe was my favourite game as a kid. I loved reading and would completely immerse myself in the worlds I found … More Escapism

Sneaky Depression

Sometimes depression creeps up on you when you least expect it. You’re having a normal day and suddenly you feel that wave crash over you. Overwhelming, intense and inexplicable depression. You don’t know what triggered it or what’s feeding it; all you know is that you are suddenly consumed by hopelessness and loneliness and anxiety. … More Sneaky Depression