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Sit down

Posted 9th February 2012 by Yasmine

Those who feel the breath of sadness – sit down next to me I listen to what I like to call ‘gym music’ a lot; I love dancing and I love pop songs. It usually has the effect of immediately boosting my mood. When I’m feeling a little bit out of it, I watch choreography […]

Acceptance and Pomodora

Posted 18th January 2012 by Yasmine

Realizing, yes I’m pretty okay not getting up at 8 in the morning and also 30 minute sequences for a workday! I am sleepy all the time, properly bone tired sleepy. I’ve been pretty good at maintaining a routine for the last couple of weeks though; a cycle of logistical work in the morning.I have […]

Winter

Posted 27th November 2011 by Yasmine

Winter and feeling on the backfoot Term draws to a close. In a weird way the early sunsets actually make me feel good because it seems natural to spend a lot of time in bed reading. I am becoming increasingly insecure about my work though.

SMART

Posted 6th November 2011 by Yasmine

….How to do a SMART task… I picked up a handbook on managing depression from the uni counseling service and found something that has been – cross my fingers – working for in getting SOME work done so far. So a little bit of background; I have been on the fritz workwise and get completely […]

Thinking through the week

Posted 23rd October 2011 by Yasmine

I just arrived back at Uni a couple of weeks ago and am trying to establish a routine of some sort based on just a couple of things. I just arrived back at Uni a couple of weeks ago – hence the drop off the face of the blogger – and was as always overwhelmed […]

Crossing the bridge

Posted 7th September 2011 by Yasmine

The most natural opening for this blog post I guess are the two foremost issues on my mind on this side of recovery. The most natural opening for this blog post I guess are the two foremost issues on my mind. I feel so much better, the good periods are better than my life before […]


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