How many times do I have to twist and turn, flex and fight. Compromise. Keep quiet. Stay calm and grip tightly onto a fragile peace. My appearance, my skills, my life, my choices, my curtains, my boots - all vulnerable to critique. When are those comments mine to own? To crush. When can I destroy … Continue reading Narcissus
As published on Huffington Post, featuring interviews with Dr Kevin Dutton and Dr Clare Hart. We’re all experts when it comes to diagnosing Trump. Twitter confidently informs us that he is a ‘psychopath’, a ‘narcissist’, ‘schizophrenic’ and possibly suffering from ‘Alzheimer’s’. Seeing as everyone else is at it, I’m going to jump on the psychology … Continue reading Who do we have in power? A snake in the grass or an untrained Rottweiler?
Fellow Time to Change Storycamp grad, mental health blogger, vlogger and all round lovely, Andrea Wade inspired this Sunday morning outpour. She asked something on Twitter's #TalkMH (give it a follow peeps) that struck an anxious chord. She said: "Because I am so used to hiding my illness, I often get a pang of guilt … Continue reading I blog, therefore I am narcissus
I'm no psychologist. I haven't a Psychology GCSE to my name. So I won't give what I am talking about here a diagnosis. Because who am I, with my Art A-Level and 'Dummy's Guide to the Mind' to pluck a name from the Diagnostic Statistical Manual and assign it to this blog? But I do … Continue reading You’re so vain, I bet you think this blog is about you.