Being sensitive isn’t wrong

We are encouraged to desensitise and numb ourselves in so many ways in this life. TV, films, computer games etc slowly desensitise us to violence, fear, drama and crisis. Our foods are often very sedating, especially heavy carb meals, Desensitising us to the feelings of others and ourselves. Our conditioning Read more…

Self-hatred, shame and other beatings!

So many people beat and torture themselves mentally with thoughts of ‘maybe’ this or ‘should’ that. ‘Maybe if I’d done ….. that wouldn’t have happened’ ‘Maybe if I’d tried harder, that wouldn’t have happened’ ‘I should have seen’ ‘I should have realised’ ‘I should have listened’ ‘I shouldn’t have……’ It Read more…

Alone

A poem I wrote expressing feelings while healing. I think we all tend to put on a protective shell to get by in this world as it can feel a harsh place. When we have been hurt the need for that protection can feel very deep indeed. Alone It’s felt Read more…

Return to the light

I kind of wrote this to my wounded soul part. Healing can feel like such a long journey and there can be so many layers. Return to the light Please return to the light, beautiful child,you’ve done nothing wrongThe shame was not yours, the blame was notyours so I write Read more…

A womb ripped asunder

Another pretty intense poem written during my healing journey. A womb ripped asunder A womb ripped asunderA life torn apartThe remnants confusionNo room for the heartthat is broken to healThe mosaic on the floorshows the pure desperationas you reach for the doorto escape from the roomthat transformed to a celland Read more…

Stay silent

This is another fairly intense one that I wrote about 8 or 9 years ago when my trauma feelings were surfacing a lot. I feel the British ‘stiff upper lip’ has a hell of a lot to answer for as it leads us all to stay silent so as not Read more…