Taking Time To Rest...

This week is half term and as I'm a teacher it's finally time for me to rest. I started a new job as a class teacher in a special school six weeks ago and it has been an incredibly stressful time for me dealing with the change.

I have come away for a few days to stay with my best friend and spend time with her. It's time for me to reflect on the change and recharge after a difficult time.

The stress of starting a new job caused my mental health to deteriorate for a few weeks. I restarted my antidepressant after talking to my doctor because the stress was giving me suicidal thoughts and intense mood changes. It is helping a lot and I am happy to say that I think this difficult period has ended now.

Nonetheless, I am really needing to rest and luckily I now have the time and space to do so.


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Rosie Cappuccino 2020

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