Author Archives: Laura Hearn

  • Not In The Driving Seat?

    When you are not the one in control of an outcome, it can be hard to not revert back to old coping behaviours. These past few months have been particularly testing for me, but I have shown myself to be more resilient than even I thought.

  • When Do You Become An Adult?

    When you let go of the expectations of where you ‘should’ be in your life, you make room to accept where you are in the here and now. We all mature and grow physically, emotionally and mentally at different rates. There is no ‘one size fits all.’

  • It’s Not What You Say…

    Sometimes, it’s worth taking a risk to speak your truth, even if it leaves you feeling vulnerable…because that’s what recovery is truly about. Just remember though, it’s not what you say, but how you say it, that can make the difference.

  • Jiggsaw Reflection Series 014

    If you lost everything tomorrow that gives you your sense of identity, would you know who you were? Without all the frills of life, are you content with your lot? Not an easy one, but a passing conversation made me curious about how my own sense of self has evolved since being in recovery.

  • Do You Have An Imposter Inside Your Head?

    Full of self-doubt, never feeling like you deserve anything good that comes your way, and feeling deeply unworthy, are all symptoms of ‘Imposter Syndrome.’ If they sound familiar to you, then you are not alone. More importantly though, there are some simple techniques you can do to help set yourself free.

  • What I Eat In A Day

    This one has been in the pipeline for a while, but the increase in these kind of videos has left me frustrated. Recovery IS about the food, but more importantly it is about everything else OTHER than the food.