On Mental Health · On Writing

Writing with mental illness, exercising inner demons, or just plain old writers block

Raaaah- I should be editing right about now. I should be working on chapter 5, working out ways to reduce my word count, and present my ideas in ways which are accessible and vaguely interesting. I want to get this book edited, I want to prune it down into a shape which would be manageable…… Continue reading Writing with mental illness, exercising inner demons, or just plain old writers block

Misc

A Post about a friend of mine who is long overdue some luck (part 2)

I do definitely have moments where I feel like I could believe in a higher power, or a higher force of some kind. My issue, or uncertainty, is- is that force conscious? Or do we all simply have a conscience, or a voice in our head, that could be misconstrued as a God. Therefore, ultimately,…… Continue reading A Post about a friend of mine who is long overdue some luck (part 2)

Misc

“It’s a duality Ally, not a singularity”- and other such genius, which my boyfriend shares whilst I’m dreaming (part 2)

“It’s a duality Ally, not a singularity.” This was the line my boyfriend delivered to me, from within a dream. I awoke the next morning, remembered it and knew- my boyfriend is a genius. I had suspected it for a long time.. but this only confirmed it. I mean, who manages to impart such crucial…… Continue reading “It’s a duality Ally, not a singularity”- and other such genius, which my boyfriend shares whilst I’m dreaming (part 2)

On Writing

Back to writing, and problems with concentration

That excruciating moment with writing: You have sat down, arranged your coffee, snacks and water within easy reaching distance, adjusted your chair so that your back is supported, switched off wi-fi as well as your phone, and stared intently at the screen- only to feel a million and one distracting thoughts rise through your mind,…… Continue reading Back to writing, and problems with concentration