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Welcome to Reclaiming Your Future

Learn from the past

We all make mistakes; it’s what you learn from them that truly matters

Live and love in the present

This is the most difficult aspect of life but it can be achieved

Aim and Hope for the future

Wake up, keep moving and you’ll go forward

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Please don’t leave

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As a depressive, there are many vicious mental cycles we find ourselves in but none more hurtful than the cycle of isolation and abandonment we so very often find ourselves in. When we suffer, we distance ourselves from friends and family; sometimes intentionally and sometimes not.  But in either and both

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Why I won’t be celebrating my 30th birthday

1 month ago 3 0 243

As the title suggests, it is soon to be my 30th anniversary of arriving on this planet.  June 3rd if you want to get technical.  But I won’t be celebrating.  More specifically, I won’t be going out of my way to celebrate it. It’s a ‘big’ birthday right?  I *should*

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Good news does not always bring good mood

3 months ago 1 1 617

I often think that, in life, whilst we so very often over-complicate the simple, we also simplify the complicated which can lead to so many confusing emotions and thoughts especially when it comes to depression. But here’s the thing.  When you’re depressed or struggling with anxieties, good news doesn’t really

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I have lost the will to live

4 months ago 0 0 1183

“It’s been four days since I’ve had a shower. Four days since I’ve got dressed. Four days since I’ve been outside. But it’s raining. No one has noticed that I haven’t got dressed or been outside because the weather allows me to hide. Not only allows it but deems it

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The books that changed my life

4 months ago 1 2 923

As a young child I used to love reading and would rush through my work in my favourite teachers’ class because she rewarded me with reading time.  Then, I grew up and unintentionally stopped reading.  Move forward to 2005 going on a 2 week holiday to the Dominican Republic and

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Don’t wait for the New Year

5 months ago 3 2 734

If you’ve been reading my words for a while now you will know that I don’t have a very big social circle. In fact, when it comes to my home town, you could even reduce it and call it a triangle because there are just three of us. It wasn’t

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Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit - Khalil Gibran

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I’m interested in walking a familiar path but finding my own direction. I’m not interested in anything or anyone that doesn’t serve to teach me lessons and help me become a better me – Reclaiming Your Future

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