Things I Do to Feel ‘Normal’

  • Wear makeup on the weekends
  • Get dressed before 5pm
  • Put on perfume
  • Have themed nights
  • Order food and drinks from restaurants
  • Sit in the park and people watch (at a social distance)
  • Paint my toenails
  • Go for long runs
  • Complain about my job
  • Find ways to laugh
  • Buy take away pints from pubs
  • Eat at the dinner table and not on my couch
  • Daydream and look forward to the future
  • Sit and feel the sun on my face
  • Allow myself to feel sad when I feel sad and angry when I feel angry
  • Celebrate my successes and those of my friends and family