Triggering the Dark Night of the Soul

sun setting on a day I struggled with

I woke at 2.30 again this morning. It is now 3 am and I am struggling to get on top of the ritual thought trains that haunt me when I have been triggered. Currently my wrists are throbbing, asking me to slice them open and a narrative is forming in my head in the form of a simple prayer.

Dear God please let me go soon. Please…

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, advocate for mental health and compassionate living, author of ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ and many others