5 Things I Like About Myself

Self-love is something I, like many others, struggle with. I nit-pick constantly and focus heavily on the negative aspects. I criticse my appearance multiple times a day and tear myself down because I convince myself I’m not a good person. Finding anything positive to say about myself is a constant struggle. I’m not only my …

Your Anxiety Triggers Are Valid

Like all mental illnesses, an anxiety disorder can be experienced differently by all. No mental illness is a ‘one size fits all’. While two people with the same diagnosis may have some of the same symptoms and triggers, it does not mean their experiences will be the same. It’s also possible for two people with …

How I Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal response to a worrying situation. Mostly everyone will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. Feeling anxious is not the same as having an anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder is a mental illness. If your anxiety is impacting your day-to-day life and your ability to live a full life then …

Ghosting

ghosting /ˈɡəʊstɪŋ/ the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly withdrawing from all communication without explanation. I want to preface this post by saying that if you’re in an abusive or toxic relationship, either romantic, platonic, or familial, then it is 100% okay to remove yourself from that relationship and you do …

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. All over the world people will take to social media to share their experiences with a mental illness, preach about the importance of speaking up about mental health, and utilise a number of hashtags to spread their message far and wide. Yet, after today, the majority of people discussing …