Author: Lee

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne

Tip Of The Day – 24th November 2017

It may be helpful for some of you if you try and use the same technique each time self-harm is becoming tempting. This is because self-harm, because it is addictive and can feel deceptively effective in the short term, easily becomes a habit. It is much easier to replace a habit with another rather than purely overcome it. 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

“So many moments of supposedly unendurable pain, now utterly forgotten. You start to think, Maybe I don’t need this anymore. Maybe I never did. I stopped cutting because I always could have stopped cutting; that’s the plain and inelegant truth. No matter how compelling the urge, the act itself was always a choice. I had no power over the urge, but the act itself was always a choice.” – Caroline Kettlewell/