Posts by Gabrielle G.

Gabrielle G is no one and everyone. Author of eleven novels and two poetry collections, she shares her mental hell journey to help those who struggle with their mental health. You can find more of her poetry on Instagram and of her advice on how to find some peace in her newsletter. Sign up for it at www.authorgabrielleg.com.

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You’re Bent, Not Broken: A Mindset Shift That Can Change Your Life

Bent but never broken; down but never out.” ~Annetta Ribken

I lived for a long time thinking I was broken beyond repair.

Let me rephrase: I thought I was unloved, unworthy, scarred, and broken. What a package, right?

It started young, never feeling like I was good enough for anything I did. Being the youngest of the typical modern recomposed family in the eighties, I never knew on which foot to dance and always thought I needed to bend left and right to be seen and loved.

I carried this baggage under my badge of anxiety, feeling like …