She’s Not Alice, and This is Not Wonderland

“Alice: How long is forever? White Rabbit: Sometimes, just one second.”  ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I think it’s fair … More

How She Grows

A little more on how I am taking baby steps towards pulling myself out of the train wreck of my recent relapse(s) using DBT and mindfulness skills.

Reviewing the Archive: Repressed Memory Assault

Looking back, painful as the memories are, I don’t envy my then state of ignorance and no matter how much trouble they cause me, I wouldn’t give my little ones back for any amount of money.

Reviewing the Archive: An Anxious Meltdown

If I’m honest, this still reflects the meltdowns that sometimes overcome me.

Radical Acceptance for Change (NOT a New Year’s Resolution)

I’ll talk about New Year’s Resolutions, and why this is most definitely not one of those, in another post. My … More

Holidays in a Vacuum

I find this time of year excruciating.

Reviewing the Archive: But You Seem so Functional

This piece was about coping with the immense weight of mental illness whilst still holding down a highly skilled job at a top university and living an apparently “normal life”.

Becoming Tilly

The Self begins to take form. It’s tenuous and terrifying, but so beautiful. Art Journal Sketch Series. Watercolour Pencil on … More