You might think that spreading awareness on mental health in today’s world is overdone. Aren’t we at a point now where everyone is suitably conscious of the issues surrounding mental health? It’s true, we’ve come a long way when it comes to acknowledging our mental health struggles and working out how we can help those … Continue reading Physical Effects of Mental Illness
I recently finished reading a book written by one of my favourite authors, Matt Haig. The book, titled 'Notes on a Nervous Planet', focuses on living life in the modern, digital world, and how we as humans are coping (or rather, trying to cope) with the changes that our endless advances within technology and society … Continue reading Social Media: The Good, The Bad and The Unfiltered.
So, I have kind of abandoned blogging and my general love for writing during the last few months. I'm not entirely sure why, I guess I just haven't had time and it hasn't been a priority. Thing is, I love writing and creating posts for people to read and enjoy online, even only a handful … Continue reading Hello, 2019
I am most definitely not the kind of girl to wear a full face of makeup everyday; if I did, I'd constantly be late for work and my skin would hate me. However, on that rare occasion when I do decide to transform my face into a contoured and glowing masterpiece, I like to use … Continue reading My Go-To Beauty Products
I guess it's easier to think about all the bad things in life and what isn't going the way you want it to. I think that it's human nature for us to automatically focus on the not so positive things in life - even though we know that the more we think about them the … Continue reading Ten Things Making Me Happy Right Now
We all have those days when we don't feel like ourselves, some maybe more than others. On these days you may feel down, unmotivated, tired or you might not even understand exactly what it is that you are feeling. Your mind and body probably both tell you to stay in bed, to just call the … Continue reading My Top Five Tips for Improving an ‘Off Day’
I've suffered from both depression and anxiety throughout the majority of my teen years. There have been times when both have completely consumed me, times when I feel one more strongly than the other, and times when I may not notice them much at all, but they'll always be lingering. I've been on medication for … Continue reading What Depression Really Feels Like
I got my first job the summer after I had finished my GCSE's. The role was waitressing at a family run cafe in a busy town centre. I was working mainly just Saturdays on a measly £4.50 an hour wage (so earning roughly £30 a week including tips). Despite being absolutely terrified when I started, … Continue reading Three Things I Learnt From Being a Waitress