Every single day, over 200 people in the UK turn to google in order to find out how to kill themselves. 1 in 4 of us suffer from sometimes crippling mental health. The statistics are only rising in a world where more and more people are struggling to cope with the stripping of a routine that kept them moving through life.
Home can be many things. A physical space you occupy daily, a place you grew up but moved miles away from. Home can be a person; your friend, your lover, or even your child. We all have different homes, different ideas of what a home can be, but there is one common denominator in all of our many interpretations – and that is safety. Home makes us feel safe.
The last five months have been the biggest step in the right direction for me. I made a promise to myself in January 2019 that I would no longer be weighed down unnecessarily by anything, and so here I stand nearly at the half way mark of the year, feeling lighter than ever.