Soul Music: Chastity Belt's Seattle Party

Music has been instrumental in my recovery. It has the power to transform my mood, and remains one of the few things I will always enjoy, regardless of my mental health status. A couple of times a week I will be sharing the joy - the music that has been good for my soul. Whenever… Continue reading Soul Music: Chastity Belt's Seattle Party

Fighting Mental Health Stigma Anonymously

Lift up your voiceGive of your mind one mindGive of your heart one heartGive of your voiceOne voice- One Voice, Patti Smith Almost six years ago to the day, I wrote my first post for this blog under my own name. It has since been replaced by more recent posts about my everyday experience of… Continue reading Fighting Mental Health Stigma Anonymously

Soul Music: Angie McMahon’s Keeping Time

Music has been instrumental in my recovery. It has the power to transform my mood, and remains one of the few things I will always enjoy, regardless of my mental health status. A couple of times a week I will be sharing the joy - the music that has been good for my soul. I… Continue reading Soul Music: Angie McMahon’s Keeping Time

Stop caring what others think, and other things not to say to someone with BPD

Trigger Warning: Mention of self-harm and suicide BPD is difficult to understand from the outside. In my first post, I wrote about the way it affects me in everyday life. I'm lucky to have a good support network made up of my partner and close friends. But even though I'm surrounded by people who care,… Continue reading Stop caring what others think, and other things not to say to someone with BPD

Soul Music: Soccer Mommy’s Circle the Drain

Music has been instrumental in my recovery. It has the power to transform my mood, and remains one of the few things I will always enjoy, regardless of my mental health status. A couple of times a week I will be sharing the joy - the music that has been good for my soul. Soccer… Continue reading Soul Music: Soccer Mommy’s Circle the Drain