Elpida (Greek: Ελπίδα) is a Greek word which means "hope."
I just really wish I could be up there... Loneliness - Anna30DAYSADHD
I was a dreamy kid, happy to spend hours inside my own imagination, enjoying my own mind and the ideas that popped up in there, but for my family my mind was a taboo, something that should not have existed in the first place but should definitely not be shown to anyone. They could not … Continue reading Painting My Trauma – Not Good Enough
This is the first painting of a series in which I will try to visualize my trauma, my childhood pain, the loneliness and lack of warmth and love, the abuse and the rejection. My childhood wasn't fun, it wasn't fair. I had to grow up too soon, life got too hard too early and I … Continue reading Painting My Trauma – Safety
My only memories of safety from when I was young, are in my room, alone in the kitchen or in the garden. The little hammocks on the ceiling for my stuffed animals, my bunny circling around in the washing machine, or my imaginary friend Jack, who was always there for me when I had become … Continue reading Pain, Pride, Sadness and Anger
I feel trapped, locked up in a kind of mold my parents created for me when I was very young. A mold that does not fit at all, but a mold I adjusted myself to, a mold I filled up with sadness and emotional self-control to make it fit me. This mold has been there … Continue reading Trapped