3 Ways to Get Involved in Mental Health

As part of my three-part new blogging plan, every Monday from now on will be Mental Health Monday. Each week I will talk about a different aspect of Mental Health including different difficulties, approaches, self-help techniques, and what you can do to work in the field. With World Mental Health Day this week and some … Continue reading 3 Ways to Get Involved in Mental Health

Chapter Ten: A Power Unknown

In the days following the attempted execution, Court was abuzz with gossip and laughter. I had redecorated much of the Palace, lining portraits with silver and gold leaves and placing bouquets of lilies, peonies, and roses in all pastel colours throughout the Hall of Ancients. Bouquets of midnight blue roses were flown in from the … Continue reading Chapter Ten: A Power Unknown

Five Reasons Why Monday Doesn’t Have To Be Your Most Hated, Or First, Day Of The Week

So I logged onto social media this morning as most of us do, and saw the usual barrage of 'I hate Monday' tweets. Everybody hates Monday. They hate it so much it's a meme, and a GIF, and probably has its own parody YouTube channel. Worse yet, we always start the week on this godforsaken … Continue reading Five Reasons Why Monday Doesn’t Have To Be Your Most Hated, Or First, Day Of The Week

Chapter Nine: A Poor Execution

The chamber walls croaked with the uproar from the gallery. Feet stomped and loud voices shouted liar and crook. Whispers uttered conspiracy theories and guards closed in on myself and Griffin. Sebastien was red with outrage, he shouted and pointed, urging my father to see Griffin in the image he had painted. "Order." My father's … Continue reading Chapter Nine: A Poor Execution

Remember That You Once Dreamed Of Being Where You Are Now

I was in a slump. A big one. The only thing to blame was myself. Why? Because I had the audacity to doubt myself. I doubted my ability, I doubted my choices, and I doubted my strength. I do this almost monthly but this time it had a lasting effect. I didn't read or write … Continue reading Remember That You Once Dreamed Of Being Where You Are Now