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July 28, 2016

Recovery from a mental health condition is a complex and difficult journey that can be a full time endeavour. It’s not a a linear process; but full of blips and struggles as well as triumph and success. Recovery can be hard enough without unhelpful (even if well meanin...

June 11, 2016

Emma Rawlins found herself in a position that a lot of parents are finding themselves in today. She had a teenage daughter that she loved dearly who was experiencing issues which not only affected her but the whole of the family. Emma's story is for all the parents tha...

April 26, 2016

I'm staring at the screen, wishing the words would come easier. They're there, wrapped up in some part of my head that feels a little unaccessible at the moment. The wrapping; layers of self doubt, perfectionism and pressure... winding around them tightly. Writing shou...

April 25, 2016

My battle with mental illness began at such a young age that I don’t really know what it’s like not to have one.


I became fearful and anxious around food when I was five years old.

 

After seeing a family member become unwell I thought that I would become poorly if...

March 19, 2016

Subtext:

It’s everywhere.

It’s in the way you say “I’m a little busy right now”

When what you’re actually saying is:

“I don’t want to talk to you”.

 

The words that mean ‘go away’

Or ‘we don’t want you here’

But are cunningly disguised,

Allowing you to say:

“That’s not what I sa...

March 14, 2016

My only respite at the moment is sleep. For those few precious hours each night I don't have to be intensely uncomfortable in my own skin. I can be in my dream away from the itching, bubbling sensations I get in my body. I'm really struggling with body image at the mom...

March 14, 2016

Change, whether it is big or small, can have an impact on your mental health. It is something that can go on in anyone’s life, no matter who they are.

Some people are uncomfortable with change, which is understandable due to the fact that they are so used to something a...

January 12, 2016

2015 – A year which was full of up and downs, I put my school life behind me and it was all about college and getting the relevant results I needed to go on to do whatever I wanted to do when I am older.

 

I feel that 2015 has treated me well, with all of the things I ha...

December 30, 2015

 

Today I watched a video from YouTube’s Lilly Singh (aka Superwoman). Lilly explained how ‘Girl on Girl hate’ is too popular in our society. Despite the fact that we are all women and we all go through periods, puberty and some go through childbirth and relationships,...