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A Change is as Good as a Rest

Well, here we are. We have moved to this shiny new bit of internet and here’s why…

I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember and I’ve had Joyful Spark for just over a year. In that time a lot has changed, not least of all me. I have grown as a person and as a writer.

I have gone from hating and resenting my own mind to embracing and understanding it . Learning all about mental illness and self care. From feeling embarrassed and ashamed of who I am, to feeling proud for what I have had the strength to overcome and sharing every aspect of it in a bid to help others going through similar things and raise awareness in those who fortunately never have.

I’ve always wanted to be a writer but never felt like I had anything worthwhile to say. As it turns out, when you write about what you know, it’s actually quite interesting.

And so, since my ultimate aim is to one day write a book and since I seem to be sticking at it and people are actually enjoying the things I write, I have taken the plunge and here we are.

So, pull up a chair and get comfortable.  Let’s pick up where we left off…