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Psych patient to psych (student) nurse

So here it is. I’m at university, studying nursing. This time seven months ago I was a psychiatric inpatient, newly diagnosed bipolar. I remember the night I was admitted, climbing the furniture in my room, iPod turned up full whack, jumping from chair to ground. I remember wondering when it was going to sink in,… Continue reading Psych patient to psych (student) nurse

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Saying yes, mindfulness and the little things

On Saturday, mum asked me if I wanted to go to the beach. My extended family have a house there, split into three separate units, and from April-September, they spend every weekend down there. The house is on the same site that once housed the caravans I spent the summer in with my granny, siblings… Continue reading Saying yes, mindfulness and the little things