Tomorrow, I will be released from the psychiatric hospital. I’ve been here a month, facing down my demons and learning how to rebuild a life torn apart by a brain that doesn’t work quite as it should. My diagnosis is printed, stamped, and signed — the only benchmarks that matter in making something offiziell here in Germany. … Continue reading Invisible Illness
Control. The deceptive truth wandering eyes an elusive spook. . Unaware of the threat to you and your sanity. with a grasp so tight hoping to be released from its tyranny . Whilst only getting deeper falling into its trap, A juxtaposed mind Neither this, neither that . A new world imagined due to a … Continue reading The Control Freak Inside
I wonder who he sees when he looks out at me? Does he see a lost child or divinity staring through me? Seen he has, many a night and many a days, Until all his years hath fade. His wrinkled brow and hair silvery white, Reminding of a life just passing by. Hither and … Continue reading A Timeless Glance
As you go about your day, going from place to place, from work to home to a friends to a bar to the shops around the shops down the road in the door up the stairs; and eventually back home; there are so many steps you don't even realise you've taken, along with everything you've … Continue reading meditation snippets no.4 – Walking.
a mindful poetic expression of the untangling of our mental processes, and how questioning our expectations can lead to true happiness.
Perhaps for many of you, discussing back to basics in the first snippet would have been more useful. But thats what you think! As your practice progresses on further, you will find that bringing yourself back to basics is always necessary, so if you begin this way you'll continue forwards knowing that you are never … Continue reading meditation snippets no.2 – Back to basics.
This series will consist of little meditation snippets which are proven to positively impact, not only you, but your whole day and everyone around you. The practice of Meditation helps you detach the true nature of self from the ego. If I was to ask you what the mind is, or what your mind in … Continue reading Meditation Snippets – no.1 Tonglen
a creative expression of depression, its trickery of the mind, fooled into the comfortability found within its tides... but what other options are there?
Know why I’m around? And stick here? I want to give you peace The calm, the ease. I see your chaos The unsettled hurricane Of thoughts and chemicals Turn around ,-right around There is peace deep down But its avoidance, The choice of locking it, Is deeper than the basement you discovered -Hiding your … Continue reading Sky hidden
'Selfish', 'self-absorbed', 'narcisistic' and 'ego driven'; often the responses or feelings highlighted towards the concept of self-love. For many of us self-love is a distant and unimaginable notion, with societies general view on it being a little skewed/completely and utterly wrong. You're not the best person in the world and you certainly aren't better than … Continue reading Love Thyself.