Family Dynamics: Transitioning to Adulthood

It seems as though one day you go from being your parent’s child to their adult son or daughter.   It doesn’t seem like much should change, but some things do and some things don’t.   Adulting.. there’s a lot to it! What changes: It may no longer be assumed that your […]

Remembering things that hurt

Since I am working on this on September 11, I felt called to speak about past trauma. That being said, if this topic calls to mind something that is too painful for you to think about, I am applying a trigger warning to this post. I would hate to cause […]

A Letter to my Twelve Year Old Self

Dear Georgia, Everything will work out. These few years will be the most confusing of your life, as you haven’t found yourself yet. Don’t worry, as, in time, you will come into your own. I know it’s extremely hard to do, but let go of your worries and stop caring […]

It’s The Small Things

I’m not going to lie, this week has been a ridiculously hard one. It’s been a “kick you in the crotch, spit on your neck fantastic” kind of week- to quote Rachel Green. In all honesty, there’s been a number of times that I wanted to quit, just give up […]

How To Prepare For The Festive Season

Gayleen Hodson

For some, the ‘C’ word, (NOT that one) is frowned upon to even mention this time of year. But for others, Christmas could not come quick enough. I am in the latter category, I absolutely love Christmas time and I like to get organised early so that I can enjoy […]

Homeless in Northern Ireland

NEM 1

Background I moved home to Belfast, Northern Ireland in July of this year. I thought for sure when I moved home that things would be fine, I’d get housed quickly by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) and I would be able to slowly piece my life back together. Boy/Girl/Non-Binary […]

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