*Trigger warning: this blog post addresses – briefly & in no great detail – suicidal thoughts & includes the words ‘self-harm’. If you feel you may be affected by this in any way, please proceed with caution. It was around … Continue reading A Childhood Dream, A Breakdown, A Recovery.
Well now, there’s a blog title I never thought I’d be typing! Hey you guys. How’re you doing? I’ve been umming & arring over whether it’d be a good shout to post anything, but truth be told it feels as … Continue reading Looking After Our Mental Health During Social Distancing & Isolation
Most every morning I’ll wake up with a big ol’ weight on my chest. “Good morning, anxiety, old chum” Except, we’re not chums. ‘Chums’ wouldn’t fill you with dread at 3am. They wouldn’t make you panic over every little thing … Continue reading Tips for Morning Anxiety
As many of you are aware, I will be throwing my terrified ass v gracefully out of a plane for charity – parachute and sexy goggles to boot! Am I crackers? Abso-blinkin-loutly. Will I need to wear reinforced undercrackers? Heck yes. But … Continue reading Why I’m Skydiving for Mind
I’ve had someone say to me before ‘you used to have cracking legs’ – used to. You look better tanned’ (don’t we all?!) or I’ve been told how great I looked in my clubbing days, which btw is a whole ten … Continue reading Let’s Talk Body Image | Mental Health
Ok guys, forgive me if this one is a little heavy. See, I only got my braces fitted today, so all the feelings and the mush, well that’s pretty raw still. That said, I wanted to run with the rawness and … Continue reading Getting Braces | How My Teeth Have Damaged My Mental Health
Truth be told, I started talking about my mental health on my blog long before I attempted to speak through anything in depth with friends and … Continue reading My Ingredients for a Conversation on Mental Health | Time to Talk Day 2019
Panic attacks suck. There’s no two ways about it. I swear you actually forget how horrendous they are til you’re having one again; that was me last night, anyway. My first panic attack in ooh I dunno… six months? It started off … Continue reading Inside a Panic Attack
Guys. 2018 was a good year. I don’t say that lightly, in fact I say it with a slight air of disbelief because between me and you (and you, and you, and you) I was miserable for a long ol’ time. … Continue reading Why 2018 WAS My Happiness Year
It’s been a hot minute since I last babbled hasn’t it?! I’ll not lie, I lost my mojo (again) & have been a first class passenger on the ‘Am I Good Enough?’ Express; y’know when you have so much to … Continue reading Dear You, Who Struggles with Christmas.