It's a pretty long journey, the road to mental health recovery. Many of us struggle for years to even see the road, let alone be on the road. Not to mention the fact that recovering and getting yourself to a better place has no time period on it - with a graze on your knee you might expect … Continue reading Mental Health: Hitting a Bump on the Road to Recovery
Ok, so first things first, this is not a book review. Not really. It's more of a 'this book is brilliant, you should go buy it, it'll change your life, do it, do it now'. So... sort of a review? Kinda. The term 'self-care' is bandied around like nobody's business these days - in fact so much … Continue reading ‘The Self-Care Project’ – Why You Need This Book
For those of you who don't know, today is 'Time to Talk' Day - a day dedicated to making sure we're talking about mental health. To begin a conversation about it, to help be there for others, to know we're not alone - to end the stigma. It's fuelled by a movement of people called … Continue reading Time to Talk Day: Let’s Start the Conversation.
Can you believe the last time I wrote a reflection was August?! I think the months that followed were just too hard - I ran out of adrenaline pretty quickly and as positive as August had been, I just couldn't keep up the momentum. I saw each looming monthly reflection as a challenge that I … Continue reading My Mental Health: January Reflection
This is a bit of an impromptu post - I'd actually planned ahead for once and had a review of some Maybelline lip products at the ready - somehow though, this one felt a little bit more important. Anxiety is a bitch any old time of the day, amIright? It doesn't matter where you are … Continue reading When Anxiety Strikes at Night
The festivities are officially upon us and... holy mackerel - it's Christmas in literally less than a week. You ready? Tree up, presents to buy - presents wrapped?! - friends to visit, family to see - don't forget the cards to send - must buy stamps - the lights to put up, the argument over who to have christmas … Continue reading 5 Tips for Managing Your Mental Health at Christmas
I thought I'd come at you with something a little more... open, than I have done before. I'm pretty frightened to be vulnerable and tell it how it really is sometimes, for the reasons so many of us are frightened to speak about MH as a whole - What if I'm judged, what if people think I'm attention … Continue reading Anxiety & Me: What it’s REALLY Like.