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
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.
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)
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