Category: Bipolar Disorder

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A for Anxiety

A poem about running away from anxiety, creating mindful adventures, fighting the stigma, and battling your inner demons.

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Mind: how you struggle

Can the impact of your willingness to support and defend others who are facing a discrimination, prejudice, social belittling, that does not directly affect you, be measured?

Fierce Bright Star

What I understood about my journey to diagnosis and beyond, after running 1800 miles across the UK, came out (unexpectedly, I must add) in the form of a poem. I meant to say this poem during my TEDx Holyhead talk in April, but I was too nervous and overly worried that I’d stumble over my own words. So I let it hang there in the back … Read More Fierce Bright Star

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Inktober

Greetings and welcome to October! (n): The month of magical changes in nature, when greens turn to reds, oranges and yellow. Ghosts, witches and ghouls come out to trick us for treats. Clocks are altered, pumpkins flourish, and skies darken more quickly than we’d like. It’s also the month of the daily pen and ink sketch, hence, #Inktober! The idea behind Inktober is a … Read More Inktober

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haiku ii

passing the long day

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What I wish my illness could do in my absence

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haiku

breathing empty sighs

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From ashes to arrows

We are earth, we are stars, we are nature.

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In this Skin

When things start to make sense, be sure to make a note!
#UKRunChat #iRunWales #YouVsTheYear #mentalhealth

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Our Life’s Purpose