Blogs, mental health, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Funding. Not Clichés. #WorldMentalHealthDay

There's always so much emphasis put on to talking about our problems when it comes to dealing with mental illness. But you can't paint everybody with the same brush.

Blogs, mental health, Studies

Imaginative Writing

Many of you will be aware that I returned to education back in September. Initially to retake my Maths & English GCSE's but with a view to moving onto an Access to Higher Education course and then ultimately to study creative writing and publishing at university. In reality it's a five year plan that, when… Continue reading Imaginative Writing

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Why I think I’m done with counselling.

I've always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with counselling. Attending my regular one-on-one sessions each week is something that I've always tried to stick with because I thought that off-loading my troubles and worries to a mutual party would do me good and help me to move on. Perhaps it might make me… Continue reading Why I think I’m done with counselling.

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More needs to be done to help those living with mental illness.

Living with a mental illness is a 24 hour daily battle with an internal force of negativity so powerful that it has the ability to strip you of everything that once made you the individual that you were.

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Back 2 Skool

I've taken myself out of the house this morning for a change. I spend way too much time just hanging around the house on my own and it can't be healthy for me or good for my generally fragile mindset. So, I've come to Starbucks in town. I figured it's as good a place as… Continue reading Back 2 Skool

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Making progress, slowly.

Apologies for the lack of blog posts over the past week. I've kind of gone from posting 5 days a week to posting absolutely nothing. It has been a particularly trying week though this week. My partner had to be admitted to hospital for yet another operation on Tuesday so my focus has really been… Continue reading Making progress, slowly.