Overcoming the Odds to Graduate || A Message of Hope

Overcoming the Odds to Graduate || A Message of Hope

It was ironic that on the day that I planned to write this, Facebook popped up with this status: "I see the graduate caps and wonder if that will be me in a years time...Β IΒ really don't like making this decision I have found myself in" - 2015 See at the time, I was in my [...]

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Your Worth Can’t Be Measured || Dump The Scales Campaign

Your Worth Can’t Be Measured || Dump The Scales Campaign

We are consumed by numbers. They seem to be the most reliable way to determine how wealthy we are, what position of status we hold, how many followers we have, how many places we have seen, how many friends we have... I could go on. But one of the greatest numbers that are fixated on [...]

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 [...]

MHAW 2017 | Survive or Thrive?

MHAW 2017 | Survive or Thrive?

So far this year there has been a flood of coverage for the awareness of mental health, and for good reason. Recently Mental Health Foundation commissioned NatCen conducted a survey of 2,290 people from across England, Scotland and Wales to find out about the state of their mental health. The results provide strong evidence that [...]