I haven't been letting myself go; I've been setting myself free...
A short poem ('scalpel') about the benefits of writing for mental health.
After recently letting down a friend, I take it really hard on myself, something that I discuss with my therapist during our latest session.
Excerpt from Notes From Therapy | Rage
Lately, I've been going to a pretty amazing therapist. The conversations have felt cathartic, like I'm digging deeper into myself, my behaviors, and recurring anxieties or attacks. I learn something new every time - and actually taking notes on it, y'all!
A letter I wrote to myself and for any other self-doubting people out there who are still fumbling with what the word 'writer' means to them. This can also apply to any kind of creative work: entrepreneurship, design, public speaking. You name it. For any of them, building confidence is so hard but so necessary. Pass it on, y'all.