I want to post this not as a justification, but as a note to those in the same boat as me that you're not alone and we should be proud of all we've been done and are doing into the future. This morning, I recieved a fair few amount of messages questioning me on something… Continue reading The Medical Mandate
I vouched at the beginning of last year that i'd be transparent on mental health, disability, recovery, and even started an instagram account to log all of that. Ironically, it's chronic illness that's caused the downfall of that account due to a lack of spoons to post and update, constant brain fog and a lack… Continue reading The Side Of Chronic Illness You Don’t See On The Internet
A response to Kim Kardashian's toxic behaviour, in which I promote self love and the instinct of intuitive eating.
I first heard about ‘Learning To Love The Girl In The Mirror’ a while before I was approached about joining the blog tour. As soon as I saw it, I knew that it would be a book I was going to pick up as soon as I got my hands on it. I don’t know… Continue reading Learning To Love The Girl In The Mirror – Helena Grace Donald (BLOG TOUR)
26th February marked the beginning of a very important week; Eating Disorder Awareness Week. If you don't do anything else this week, I ask just one thing of you: To be aware. Not everyone will be comfortable enough to share their stories. Not everyone will have the emotional energy- whether it's the ED that sucks… Continue reading On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.
Mental Health. An aspect of health slowly being spoken about more and more (thank goodness). We truly are getting somewhere with the stigma around mental health, but that seems to exclude many aspects of mental health. Although there still a huge stigma around them, people are gradually understanding depression, anxiety, even suicide, but there's one… Continue reading The harm of ‘diagnosing’ Trump (end the stigma around personality disorders)
The Christmas period can be a pretty overwhelming time of year; whether that's due to changes in your physical and/or mental health, or your job picking up the pace a little, or just the stress of present buying, fitting seeing everyone important to you in and the general family stresses you face on the day.… Continue reading (self)care at Christmas
It's been a whole 5 days since I turned 19. Scary, huh? What's more scary is what's happened the past year.
I'm not so sure that if the fire alarm in my block of flats had gone off at 11am this morning, I'd have ever got up. Even when the alarm bells rung (it was bloody loud and annoying, and not good for a PTSD sufferer negatively influenced by loud noises on the daily), it took… Continue reading The self care game (an ode to poor mental health)
a note on social care with a focus on the elderly and their state of mind.