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 [...]

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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 [...]

Comparison is the Theif of Joy

Comparison is the Theif of Joy

Each goal I set, each achievement I make, and each step forward I have taken has been ranked against everybody else. This has been my way of analysing and reflecting on my life for as long as I have lived. As a consequence, I am constantly in a cycle of belittling myself over every aspect you can think of. [...]

I Will Talk About It || Time To Talk Day

I Will Talk About It || Time To Talk Day

Recently, there have been many highlighted issues in my personal life over how difficult it still is to talk openly about emotional problems that we all face.  Hearing stories about the negative experiences different people have had trying to talk about their emotional turmoils, has given me even more encouragement to stand up and speak out [...]