In helping Mind, I realised things about myself that I had lost. I had power. I am a person. I can write.So when thinking about recovery I realised that being yourself in this world is the bravest thing to do.
We might share similarities, there might be things that we all find helpful, but in the detail that’s all you. There are times when I cannot face talking to someone on the phone, so I’ll text instead.When you’re mentally unwell and people suggest things like the “five ways to wellbeing” the key is how you tailor it to your needs.
A standardised five ways to wellbeing probably won’t work, but if you adapt it to who you are, what you like and your needs it just might make a difference.Read more on mind.org.uk