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Holding On...Keep going?

What is 'Holding on..' and how does it relate to art??

Where to start exploring, this is my biggest hurdle right now!

So, as I always do, I shall write as I think and feel...explore this area with you by my side, if that's ok?

Some people are aware that I have personal struggles and things have been and continue, to be very testing. However, here I am, 'speaking' with you still. So somehow I hold on...I keep going.

I see, read, listen to an increasing number of celebrities speaking out about their mental health difficulties. We all have a 'mental health. and I can pretty much assume, each of you have at some time, struggled in some way.

Our Mental health impacts, influences everything in our lives. It takes us, as an individual, from one place to another. Sometimes that other place is so dark that it can seem impossible to find a way out of. Sometimes, people don't...they choose to leave, others hold on...ride the turmoil.

Everything changes, that is one thing that we have to accept...the good fades, the dark lightens, our thoughts move from constructive to destructive, our behaviour moves from helpful to static and self sabotaging. We can withdraw...we can become the most social person around! All of these things are real, each are a challenge and as people, we still try so hard to banish the 'bad' and retain the 'good'... rollercoaster, no difficult times...but guess what...that would make no sense.

How would we recognise something that feels good if we've never experienced what feeling bad is??