Mental Health Misconceptions

Mental health is a difficult topic to understand, even those of us who are going through it are learning every day. I thought today I would share with you the top 5 misconceptions that I have encountered with my mental health problems. It’s okay not to understand mental health completely but the misconceptions below demonstrate […]

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Spending Time Alone

Some people really struggle spending time on their own. When my mental health was at its worst and I was suffering from depression, the last thing I wanted was to ever be by myself. I hated myself and I constantly needed to be distracted in fear of having to confront the person I was at […]

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My Month of Self-Care Blogtober #2

Everyone is talking about self-care at the moment and I quite often treat myself to the odd fifteen minutes here and here. This month, however I decided to spend all of September consciously indulging in some self-care everyday – you can read the original post here. I often find the transition between Summer and Autumn […]

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Mental Health and Confidence

My anxiety has taken a lot from me over the last couple of years, including my confidence. I’m often afraid to do anything on my own as I’m scared of how I will cope if I have a panic attack. I know avoidance is not the best approach to this and I am slowly trying […]

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A month of self care

It’s safe to say that here in England we’ve had a rather rubbish summer and I think it’s been the same for most of the world. Summer is my favourite season for a number of reasons. I enjoy the sun and sitting outside for ten minutes reading a book is a real treat, in addition […]

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What I want to achieve at 25

At the end of June I turned 25, which seems scarily old to me. In the grand scheme of things I know it’s not old, I just feel like I’ve gone a quarter of a century and my life hasn’t really started yet. I’m yet to find my purpose. I’ve mentioned on posts before that […]

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