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)
Hello lovely readers and happy blogmas!!! If you aren't aware of what blogmas is, I'll be posting every day (yes, every single day) in December. I will also be getting involved with other bloggers' blogmas' so if you're doing blogmas, hop in the comments or send me a link over on your twitter and I'll… Continue reading Happy Blogmas! Day 1 2017
It's been a whole 5 days since I turned 19. Scary, huh? What's more scary is what's happened the past year.
How do you stay cosy and keep your emotions warm when it's cold outside? Whilst at work last week, I did my 'focus' on uplifting Christmas products and those with neroli (an ingredient proven to stimulate serotonin) and my good friend Hannah showered me with a fact I did not know and had never… Continue reading The cosy chronicles
As a Scottish girl, nothing fills me with more pride than going home. I've only been back in Renfrewshire's sweet little town of Paisley twice this year, a shocking 1/4 of the amount of times my dad has. It's pretty gutting, too, that I lost my accent a long time ago- 13 years, maybe, but… Continue reading The Yarn bombing project: Mental Health Awareness day
The past few weeks, I have been pushing myself beyond limits and heading towards goals I never thought would come true. After quite possibly the worst month in human history, I had to get myself in gear and go forward. This has been a mix of little things and huge steps for me, but really… Continue reading Becoming YOU: Goals and happiness in yourself
TRIGGER WARNING: THIS POST IS ABOUT EATING DISORDERS AND THEREFORE DISCUSSES HABITS, TRIGGERS FOR EDS AND WEIGHT. I'm writing this post as I've found my thoughts of the new film commissioned by Netflix rather difficult to convey in just 140 characters. It's difficult to present a balanced argument when you post something strongly leaning one… Continue reading Chilling To The Bone; A reaction to Netflix’s new film’s trailer.
"A vote for the Tories is a vote against me" My name is Lauren Bethany Curr. I am 18 years old. You probably won't know who I am (as I'm 'nobody', as such), and you probably won't care. But you will impact my life significantly. Your vote for the Tories is a vote against people… Continue reading A vote for the Tories is a vote against people like me.
I'm going to start off by saying, no, this is not going to be me complaining, nor am I claiming to be hard done by, but on behalf of both myself and my dear friends who suffer with chronic illnesses, I feel obliged to write this post. I don't have it hard, but I don't… Continue reading Christmas with Chronic illness(es).