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My Beautiful Flaw: Mental Health Awareness Week

Dear Psychosis, If that’s even your real name. I want to say thank you. Thank you for introducing me to parts of myself that I’d never known, and for reintroducing me to the essence of Ellis. Who she was, who she is and who she could be. You forced me to heal from trauma bonds […]

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Hiding From The Worlds Expectations: Here I Am.

It’s been a while, but here I am, back for the millionth time ready to explain my absence, followed by a promise (that I can’t keep) to be more consistent. In reality, I have no idea if I’ll be able to stick around because the more I share, the more afraid I become of the […]

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Psychosis: The End Of One Mind, The Beginning Of Another

“Remember what they did to you. You can’t trust them”, said a voice clearer in sound than anything I’ve ever heard before. I was alone, assuming I was overhearing a neighbour’s conversation, until it called my name. “Ellis”, it called me louder and louder until I followed it straight outside, but nobody was there. Yet, […]

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I Heard Voices When Nobody Was Around, That’s When It Clicked

After spending twenty-four years of being a creative soul, it wouldn’t surprise anybody that knows me to know that my imagination often goes wild and I find myself conversing with the image in the mirror. But what would surprise them, as it surprised me, is the fact that there came a time when the voice that […]

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Lifestyle, News

Review: Managing Your ‘Broken Brain’ To Live Your Best Life

Broken Brain is the title of, creative director, Hayley Repton’s latest short-film, featuring, blogger and youth leader, Penny Jarrett. The film manages to capture an impactful glimpse into the minds of those battling with ADHD—in a comfortable way. The artistically-shot film follows Penny, as she embarks on what would appear to be a normal night, yet […]

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Full Circle

Love is on my mind today. The love that I’ve given, so selflessly, whilst receiving nothing in return—or nothing that lasts as long as my eternal offering of unconditional love. Below are words that I wrote, to myself, that my heart decided to share with you. If you find that my words are fitting to […]

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L Chat, Lifestyle

A Letter To Today’s Me

Dear Liss, You’ve faced a hurdle that was long overdue, and you are still facing it, but I would like to commend you for your strength throughout these trying times. Giving others credit for seemingly simple steps is one of your most notable actions, but now it’s time to give that credit to yourself.  As […]

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L Chat, Lifestyle

Working Myself Into Depression – Day 4 of 2018

It’s the fourth day, well night, of 2018 and finally I feel like I can breathe. As I count the blessing of being alive on this day, with the ability to make things better in life, I wanted to talk to you all about something not-so uplifting, or positive. Then again, I probably talk about […]

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L Chat, Lifestyle

From me, to you; for 2018.

People have started Christmas shopping already which means that the year will be coming to a close sooner than later. As I reflect on 2017 thus far and start to ensure my mindset is ready for 2018, I thought I would share 5 motivational quotes of my own that will help those of you who […]

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