I am a writer.

How do I know this?

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I am a writer because I can’t not write. It stemmed from being desperate to be understood and heard as a child, but when I said out loud ‘I may be a writer’, I was laughed at. And that was that. I filled my life with jobs that weren’t really me, but they paid the bills. I loved my years teaching because I loved the young people I worked with, but the system became more and more hostile to someone like me…



Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol, mindfulness teacher
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mindfulness essayist, poet, advocate for mental health and compassionate living, author of ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ and many others