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What I Did Before Zero Waste Bulk: Project Mental Health Recovery

What I Did Before Zero Waste Bulk: Project Mental Health Recovery

I’m often asked what I did before I took on this project. Usually I mumble up some half truth and quickly change the subject. To be honest, I was ill. I was busy fighting for my life. Fighting with myself for a reason to live.

That’s the truth. I would have no trouble admitting it if I had a broken leg, but mental illness stigma makes it feel so wrong and awkward to share what I just did, like it should be kept hidden away like a dirty little secret.

Letting Go of Stuff

Letting Go of Stuff
I’ve been thinking about how my relationship with stuff - material possessions - have changed over the past 2 years. For the most part, I no longer desire stuff nor do I feel sentimentally tied to my belongings, and it’s so... freeing.