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Fifteen Things I Learnt In My Third Year of University

As mentioned in my last post I’ve finally finished my degree. As I have previously done at the end of my last two years here are fifteen things I have learnt over the year. University is so much more than a pen to paper education, for me anyway, it has truly taught me how to… Continue reading Fifteen Things I Learnt In My Third Year of University

mental health · university

Anxiety and Me: University #3

It’s #UniMentalHealthDay and you know what that means? My mental health update. It also means it’s a day created by the amazing Student Minds to get everyone talking about mental health. The theme this year is Community but more on that later. This time last year things were not good. I do not think I… Continue reading Anxiety and Me: University #3

lifestyle · mental health

Learning To Drive With Anxiety

Big news! I passed my driving test two Saturdays ago and oh-my-god it was the hardest thing I have EVER done. I have found learning to drive such an ordeal, an experience and a complete rollercoaster of emotions.   So, for the sake of transparency – I passed third time, yes third time, with ten minors.… Continue reading Learning To Drive With Anxiety

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Talking To Our Children About Mental Health

This week in the UK it is Children’s Mental Health Week. This is a topic so close to my heart as my mental illness first made an appearance when I was around seven years old and ultimately has defined my childhood and beyond. The difference in how we talk to children now to when I… Continue reading Talking To Our Children About Mental Health