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The truth revealed to my childhood abusers – their response?
It was a sunny Sunday morning, and I was walking to a …
Parenting problems? How to heal intergenerational trauma
Oh the irony of parents blaming their children for their outbursts!
Fight your instincts and love your abusers!
Yarris, wrongfully convicted of murder for 22 years, refused to wish ill …
Conquering my void inside with awe-inspiring confessions
'How to deal with the void inside/ the need to run away'.My …
Stuck in the Dark Night of the Soul
Long before mental health became a hot topic, desperate souls were said …
Somatic experiencing changed my life (or how I learned to be at home in my body)
It's 7:30 at night, and this all too familiar unease sets in …
Do you feel stuck blogging and have too many passions to write about?
I started a blog to write my little heart out about all …
Editing my first short film (or how to slowly lose your will to live)
I finally shot my very first short film that I wrote and …
I’m so terrified of being a bad mother, I’d rather not be a mum at all sometimes
I was watching a mother-daughter duo on the tube today, how carefully …
The healing effects of pointless, tangible art – stop procrastinating, create your own therapy!
Hobbies should be something that allow you to lose yourself in the …
How to never practise self-abandonment again
Children of dysfunctional homes often end up repeating the same relationship patterns …
Freelance your dreams: quitting a successful career to pursue film
Let's be honest: A 9-5 career is not for everyone. Checking your …
Nobody abused me more than I ever did (or how I became unstuck from my trauma)
In my never ending journey to heal childhood abuse, I've had to …
On finishing my first TV script – am I a script writer yet?
A few weeks ago I finally finished an idea that I've been …
Depression taught me to live again
Last summer, my 2-year depression came to a head. I took myself …
Gratitude is an action – or how to do a gratitude journal properly
A friend of mine recently shared in my fellowship her discovery: gratitude …
Emotional sobriety – the holy grail of any recovery
In my own journey of processing childhood trauma and addiction I've come …
1917: Why you should sit through this ‘one-shot’ WWI dystopian nightmare
Since starting work in a cinema, I have been watching a movie …

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