To do: live in the moment

I can’t get over this week. It’s been one hell of a week, and I’ve only been out of hospital 10 days. It’s been crazy busy. And so very exhausting, but I wouldn’t change it for the world, being at home is just wonderful (I wouldn’t mind changing the frequency of my dissociations, or the constant barrage of the voice, or the fact that I have to take my meds and feeds because that was a dependent factor of my discharge. It sucks, because doing both these things distress me so.)

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“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself” – Coco Chanel

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‘I was interested in everything and committed to nothing.’ – Gregory David Roberts

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“I am stronger than I feel; I am stronger than they think.” (Tiwa)

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“You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.” – Henry Rollins

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“Nothing takes more courage than putting yourself back together again.” – The Better Man Project

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“Trauma really does confront you with the best and the worst. You see the horrendous things that people do to each other, but you also see resiliency, the power of love, the power of caring, the power of commitment, the power of commitment to oneself, the knowledge that there are things that are larger than our individual survival. And in some ways, I don’t think you can appreciate the glory of life unless you also know the dark side of life.”

Bessel van der Kolk, 2017