Our Body Image Battles | MHAW 2019

Our Body Image Battles | MHAW 2019

Every year on this blog, I like to give great attention to mental health awareness week, as it is something that is very important to me personally, but also to us all. We are constantly fluctuating in our health and wellbeing, as nothing ever remains constant for as much as we will it to be. [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s The Thought That Counts || Christmas Gift Guide

It’s The Thought That Counts || Christmas Gift Guide

Exchanging gifts is a commonality that we are all too familiar at this time of year, which in the right circumstances is a wonderful tradition to have. However, it can come at a cost; literally and metaphorically speaking. Christmas is not and should not be solely about the presents we give and receive. It ought to [...]