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I Switched Off My Phone For One Week To See If My Escape Fantasy Is What I Imagined It To Be

I stepped into this one-week challenge, curious. I could possibly find answers to questions I didn’t quite understand and maybe even grudge up new questions. I wanted to see if the grass is truly greener on the other side. I wanted to see if this fantasy I always find myself longing for is actually something… Continue reading I Switched Off My Phone For One Week To See If My Escape Fantasy Is What I Imagined It To Be

Blog, Mental Health, Story Time

I Got A Nasty Message From A Friend Of My Mother

Last night, I got a pretty nasty message from a friend of my mother. I will insert the translated version in a bit – my Afrikaans readers can see it down below in all its glory because…it really is something – but sharing this message with you all isn’t the reason for this blog. My… Continue reading I Got A Nasty Message From A Friend Of My Mother

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Frightened Little Bird | A Poem From A Healing Heart | Depression and Abuse

This poem came from deep inside my heart. It's raw. It's powerful. It's my story. ~*~ Frightened Little Bird Bright sunlight pokes between the leaves, bringing with it a gentle breeze. It caresses my face and I smile, fully embracing the warmth before it’s gone. Beautiful chirps from the tree sings a tune of peace… Continue reading Frightened Little Bird | A Poem From A Healing Heart | Depression and Abuse