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A blog about self acceptance

Welcome to blacksugarising, a corner of the internet about acceptance of all sides of ourselves; the light, the dark and all of the inbetween. You'll find posts about mental health, body image, race and sexuality.

 
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Will you sit beside me

It's #mentalhealthawareness week and the theme this year is kindness. I've been thinking about the times when I've found it hard to be kind to myself and the same moments kept coming up. The times of real darkness, when I've been so depressed and anxious that I can't feel the sun when it shines, when I feel so low that I forget what it is to smile or so anxious that I forget how it feels to be steady on my feet. I have had periods of time off work due to my mental health and