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Tip Of The Day – 31st March 2019

Draw up a written contact that you sign and commit yourself to that creates a reward system for not self-harming and cutting. With the time line built into reward system so that the longer you go without cutting, the larger the reward. Remember to choose your rewards for yourself that will keep you motivate, while staying inside your budget. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 30th March 2019

Although self-harmers can not always explain their reasons, psychologists believe that virtually all self-harm is caused by one of for motivations. These are the need to change the emotional state, the need to express something they feel they are not able to otherwise, the need to control something in their life’s themselves, and the need to punish themselves. Read more →

When I cut myself I feel so much better. All the little things that might have been annoying
me suddenly seem so trivial, because I’m concentrating on the pain. –Richey Edwards

Fact Of The Day – 29th March 2019

Psychologists find it very difficult to find reliable numbers regarding self harm due to the amount of people who convince themselves into thinking they cannot trust healthcare professional workers such as doctors. This makes it difficult to help both these individuals and others suffering from the same behaviour due to difficulties learning about the behaviour. Read more →

It serves a lot of functions in my life. I use it as a way to punish myself, I use it as a way to medicate myself, I use it for the tension release when things get too strong or too built up. –Meredith, in Jane Wegscheider Hyman’s Women Living with Self-Injury

A decade of cutting away dead flesh,
cauterizing old scars ripped open over and over
and still it is not enough.
–Adrienne Rich, “Toward the Solstice”