We are truly exhausted physically, but mentally, we are stronger and happier than ever.
#61 Thursday Thoughts: How Have You Been?
How have you been doing? How’s your mental health and wellbeing?
#58 Thursday Thoughts: What Is Your Favourite Symbol of Spring?
Crocuses are the ultimate symbol of hope and the importance of carrying on, in my opinion.
Reality Revisited: Out of the Woods
On Facetime to both my boyfriend and my sister, Evee said to me “That’ll do pig, that’ll do” quoting the iconic final line from Babe, and I laughed through my tears. She was right, that’ll do. It’s over now, I can rest.
A Boy Called Christmas
Usually grief is a concept pushed to the edges of Christmas along with dried out Christmas tree needles and discarded wrapping paper. I had heard of A Boy Named Christmas through flashes on screens in adverts. I thought “boy and mouse; what could go wrong?” Immediately, my heart sank as I discovered the children had lost their mother.
Reality Revisited: Brand New
Why do we have this self-imposed idea that throughout our lives we are meant to maintain a perfect, crisp version of ourselves? Like untouched snow, or fresh school shoes that we don’t want to scratch.
Reality Revisited: The Human Condition
When I wake up, my heart doesn’t split into a thousand pieces. My head doesn’t pound with questions asking me why us, or how are we here. When I reach for a mug for my coffee, my hands don’t shake when I see Mum’s mug.
#34 Thursday Thoughts: What Are You Most Looking Forward To From Autumn?
I am looking forward to the photography opportunities, the cold wind and then being cosy and warm indoors. 🤍
What I Learned From 6 Months of Roller Skating
Before, roller skating meant the art of learning to love myself without having to aim for perfection, and now it is about freedom and healing. When I am skating, I can be whoever I need to be, feeling anything I need to feel.
As Told By Aneesha #3
Shrunken shoulders, bent in pain
Sadness and tears unrestrained
Bring forth whispers of your name