Tag: mental health

NaPoWriMo Day 12 – Memory

It’s come up twice now Memory The white wispy shape Ephemeral Moving away faster Than I can grasp And honestly That’s okay I don’t need to remember Everything Then all these faceless Photos Pamphlets Shirts and ties Opinions Camaraderie And worse And I cursed… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 12 – Memory”

NaPoWriMo Day 8 – The Queen

She is sovereignty Walking the land Owning it Loving it Guiding it, somehow She sets the boundaries She is the boundaries Firm, kind as she needs to be Unwavering, a favourite word May I waver not Though the firmer I set my boundaries The… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 8 – The Queen”

NaPoWriMo 2021

You may have already noticed that I’m partaking in NaPoWriMo 2021, the annual poetry writing month that inspires writers of all abilities to try and compose a poem every day. Recently diagnosed with CPTSD and suspected ADD, I’ve discovered that my always terrible time… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo 2021”

Avoiding the News

I used to roll my eyes at people who avoided the news. I saw it as a kind of “head in the sand” mentality. Refusing to accept facts. Living in a dream world. Frankly, I was a bit of a tool about it. Over… Continue Reading “Avoiding the News”

Saturday Night Takeaway

Do you know what sucks most about other people’s attitudes towards mental health? The assumption that because you can cope some of the time, you should be able to cope all of the time. Today was a day off. I worked bloody hard all… Continue Reading “Saturday Night Takeaway”

Super Saturday

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past 48 hours being super anxious about lockdown easing. Relaxing the lockdown restrictions is great for those businesses that need to get going again and people’s livelihoods, and more importantly people’s mental health which will be… Continue Reading “Super Saturday”

Weathering the Storm- Out Now!

This anthology of supportive articles is designed to help anyone who is struggling right now. Get help reconnecting to spiritually, learn practical ways to cope and start to understand the psychological impact of the crisis and how to overcome it. With a focus on… Continue Reading “Weathering the Storm- Out Now!”

The PF Online Garden!

Come and join us today for videos, games, music and more! All from the comfort and safety of your own home. Plus there will be something new in this event every day until the summer solstice!

NaPoWriMo Day 21: Lockdown Blues

It almost seems Pathetic To complain When we have a roof A house Money coming in- less, mind So much less And no help from on high Thanks to creeping criteria And tape not so much red As blue-blood coloured Fuck the Tories Fuck… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 21: Lockdown Blues”

NaPoWriMo Day Ten: Numb

I describe myself as numb To others Because it’s easier Than describing The inexplicable drama Banality Humdrum hurricane Of feelings fraught with April frost Invisible beasts Cold sunshine Bubble-less yeasts Tasteless sweets Coffee that just makes you Sleepy A hiccup of anxiety Expelled like… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day Ten: Numb”