Metaphorically Dumping Guilt and Self-Hatred

Following a conversation yesterday about the fact that it will likely be guilt that’s the final nail in the coffin (sorry for the dark pun) towards my suicide, the crisis team manager went searching for some boulders for me. Today she turned up hauling these with her and together we wrote ‘GUILT’ and ‘SELF-HATRED’ on them then metaphorically dumped them outside. 

I thought this was a wonderful gesture, some amazing ouside-the-box thinking by an already stretched mental health professional, and a great idea. Definitely well worth a try!

Let’s hope even part of those torturously heavy boulders can stay out there. 

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2 thoughts on “Metaphorically Dumping Guilt and Self-Hatred

  1. That’s ace. I know that most of your work is drawing and painted based, but maybe considering you’re an artist you should think about doing more work that has a physical component like that? Seems to have such power. I work with an artist who does lots of installation stuff – http://www.lizzbrady.com

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