Tag: depression

Little Yellow Magnet – It’s Almost Here!

It goes without saying that Little Yellow Magnet was a difficult book to write. It was also the most rewarding. When I first started writing it, I called Little Yellow Magnet my little book of positivity. The idea behind it at first was to… Continue Reading “Little Yellow Magnet – It’s Almost Here!”

Elastic Bands, Band-Aids, Words and Song – A Poem

Every day is the same: I work on holding myself together. I wrap my body in found things: elastic bands, string, a pleasing melody, Band-Aids, a well written line of text, the occasional staple. These have built up over time, to form a cocoon… Continue Reading “Elastic Bands, Band-Aids, Words and Song – A Poem”

The Joy of Release – A Poem

I sit outside, the air cold upon my face. Sun is shining down through leaves coloured red, orange, gold and yellow. When the sun shines through them, it changes the colour of my skin. Though there is joy all around me, I am torrent… Continue Reading “The Joy of Release – A Poem”

My Story – On Learning to Sparkle

I recently watched Nanette by the incredibly talented Hannah Gadsby. Since viewing the program, I’ve been moved to share my story. Nanette was comedic, yes, but it was also gut wrenchingly honest. I know this isn’t the kind of thing I typically share on… Continue Reading “My Story – On Learning to Sparkle”

Water, Wind and Fire – A Poem

There is an ocean inside of me; It fills every orifice, every wrinkle in my skin, each fingertip. Most days, the ocean within me is a calm, serene sheet of blue, as smooth as glass. When I look deep inside, I can see myself… Continue Reading “Water, Wind and Fire – A Poem”

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