Personal Stories Archives | Sheffield Flourish
Sarah Cardwell writes about how writing a blog since being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder has helped her come to terms with her diagnosis – and opened up new opportunities for her in future, too.
Trish has written a very moving and informative piece about the way people talk about a person’s death as though trying to avoid actually talking about that person’s death. Trigger warning: references to death/bereavement
Charlie Roebuck writes of the dark times and the pain of mental illness. He describes how talking about his problems – and using social media to open up to people – alongside clinical support and counselling has been crucial to his recovery. Trigger warning: References to self-harm and suicide. Also contains strong language.
Here we have a positive story of someone confronting a negative issue in their life and managing to find a successful conclusion.
Curious to find out how creativity can interact with our mental wellbeing, Peter went along to a recent event co-hosted by Sheffield Flourish. At the event participants were invited to get involved with creative workshops. Their creations will become part of the upcoming The Labyrinths of Sheffield - a series of three mindful labyrinths set up in Sheffield as part of Festival of the Mind.