film, tv, and music, lifestyle, mental health, Uncategorized

My 2018 favourites I’m carrying into the New Year

Over the years I've done a few favourites posts, subject specific and mixed. They seem to have, each time, gone down a treat, so since the end of 2018 has brought me a tonne of new things, and at that, things I love, I wanted to share the things I'm happily bringing into 2019 with… Continue reading My 2018 favourites I’m carrying into the New Year

LGBT, lifestyle, mental health, personal, Uncategorized

Valid: Mental Health Awareness and National Coming Out Day

This week has held two very important events directly relevant to my life, and... I never had a chance to speak about them. The truth is, on these days I wasn't feeling too fabulous, so I really had to prioritise my spoons, physically and emotionally, but these were also too important to me to simply… Continue reading Valid: Mental Health Awareness and National Coming Out Day

body positivity, Foodie, mental health, personal, Uncategorized

Intuitive Eating – a response to Toxic Influences

A response to Kim Kardashian's toxic behaviour, in which I promote self love and the instinct of intuitive eating.

Foodie, literature, mental health, Uncategorized

Learning To Love The Girl In The Mirror – Helena Grace Donald (BLOG TOUR)

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)

mental health, Uncategorized

Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

There is one phrase I live by when times are tough; "Nourish your soul." Primarily, I began to use this for bopo purposes, in the sense of 'nourish your body', without allowing it to be exclusive; because when the ED hits and thoughts are spiralling round, nourishing your body can seem like a toxic idea.… Continue reading Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

Foodie, mental health

On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.

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.

creative writing, mental health, Uncategorized

Tick, tick (the unspoken)

Tick, tick- Two years since I knew something wasn't right, I knew- just not what. I thought I deserved it. Deserved what? What was wrong? Two years since I cried, I cried, I cried until my sadness, my hatred turned to sheer emptiness- a void (where a whole heart should have been). You were my… Continue reading Tick, tick (the unspoken)