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 … More Breaking Down Barriers || Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019
You spend so much of your life sleeping (around 26 years!), yet I can guarantee most of you reading this will not know much about what is actually happening when you get in your usual forty winks. In all fairness, I didn’t have much prior knowledge as to what really takes place, mainly because when … More What Happens When We Sleep?
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 … More MHAW 2017 | Survive or Thrive?
Been meaning to write this post for a good while now, but ironically life has been hectic and stopped from me dedicating my spare time towards ‘The Growing Butterfly’ which isn’t something that I have been particularly happy about. However this year I have already discovered a whole new way of viewing things, and it … More Confessions of a Blogger