Reblog: “Teen mental health and self harm: Understanding why — Imagine Therapy”

I'm intimately acquainted with self-harm and have the scars and open sores to prove it. It's a strange behaviour, one that's hard to understand even when you engage in it. It's hard to talk about and hard for the people in your life to "get". It's hard for them to know how to help and …

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Poorly designed experiments and good eyebrows.

My eyebrows are on fire. Obviously, not literally – that would be horribly damaging and I need more scars on my face like a fish needs more water. What I mean is, my eyebrows are looking up. Sigh. Again, not literally. But they’re thicker than they’ve been in a while. This is a good thing. …

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Levitating, in a “sort-of” fashion.

You levitate, you know. Gravity only mostly works. It’s only mostly working on you right now. I’m aware I sound like I’ve followed a bad YouTube thread; my counsellor’s pregnant silence when I first shared my thoughts was telling. But I have my usual amount of marbles and I didn’t join a cult*: there are …

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