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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Reflecting​ on 2018 ||Life Lessons & Self-Discovery

Reflecting​ on 2018 ||Life Lessons & Self-Discovery

Another year is soon to pass and another is nearly upon us.As an advocate of personal reflection, I do like to take any opportunity to see how I have experienced different situations and to establish the lessons I can take to encourage growth, strength, and self-awareness in order to go forward with a clearer vision as [...]

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 [...]

Early Intervention || EDAW 2017

Early Intervention || EDAW 2017

From today, February 27th -March 5th it is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and as this is a subject very close to my heart so I hope to be able to share my own experiences throughout this week to help raise some awareness and hopefully give others hope that they too can recover. First of all, let's just [...]