Breaking Down Barriers || Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

Breaking Down Barriers || Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

Around 1.6 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder (1). Although there are still so many individuals suffering undiagnosed pro-longing their illness and potentially preventing treatment from having an effective outcome for them to recover. I have experienced first-hand how traumatic it is to be pinned against set criteria that apparently deems [...]

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Coping with Christmas || My Fear of the Festive Season

Coping with Christmas || My Fear of the Festive Season

This is a letter from my heart to yours. I don’t pride myself in having it all together and hope not to create an impression that I do. I certainly don’t. Every fluctuates and changes the tides of emotions for me, often leaving me feeling lost, confused or conflicted. Living with anxiety is hard and [...]

A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled || Book Review

A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled || Book Review

For a long time, I have been an admirer of Ruby Wax. As a comedian alone she is a stand-out, but since then she has become a bestselling writer, performer, and visiting professor for the incredible work she does for mental health awareness. She has been awarded an OBE for her services towards mental health [...]

Young People & Mental Health || World Mental Health Day 2018

Young People & Mental Health || World Mental Health Day 2018

Every year the conversation around mental health is growing a little bit stronger. There is such a wealth of fantastic campaigns, charities, awareness days and events happening all around the world for all walks of life to realise how important it is to talk about and looking after our mental health. Yet...statistics are still on a [...]

Is There Really Love For All? ||Questions over The ‘Love Island’ Effect

Is There Really Love For All? ||Questions over The ‘Love Island’ Effect

The BAFTA award-winning reality TV show 'Love Island' is one of the most controversial conversations that has been happening this year so far, and I have been building up to this point to have my input on this topical debate. A record-breaking  3.4 million viewers watched the first 11 contestants enter the villa on the [...]

Are We Really Coping? || Mental Health Awareness Week

In today's world, we have access to any information at the click of a button and are able to communicate with one another faster, quicker and more efficiently than ever before. These advancements have brought about so many incredible changes to the way we function on a global scale. Yet remarkably we have lost contact [...]