This year I wanted to read more books either on mental health or that represent mental health. I started off with So Sad Today (review here) which I absolutely loved, then followed this up with Mad Girl which I enjoyed but I didn’t think was anything to write home (or blog) about. These books, however,… Continue reading Nina Is Not Okay Review
In June of 2016, I was diagnosed with IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. If you’re not familiar with what it is, it’s a condition in which your digestive system doesn’t function as it should. Its main symptoms are stomach cramps, diarrhoea, constipation and bloating. Basically, it’s not fun to live with. For me, I experience… Continue reading How IBS Affects My Mental Health
I’m going to Spain this Sunday and since myself and Lee booked it I’ve been telling myself I’ll start exercising next week, and we booked it last October. On the lead up to summer there is so much talk of getting the ‘beach body’ and being ‘summer ready’ and I’ve never felt any of those… Continue reading Summer Body Confidence
Hello! I am 21 on Friday which you may be thinking really, she looks about sixteen but yes really. Everyone and their mother seems to do these life lessons posts on birthdays and I am no different. I did the same here for 2016 and my first year of uni. So here are 21 life lessons… Continue reading 21 Before 21
Dear Rose, Friends come, and they go. They come, and they go. Stop letting people treat you like shit because you are scared to be alone. The day you accept you were bullied is a good day. Stop justifying other people’s behaviour towards you and walk away, these people are not your friends. Friends shouldn’t… Continue reading Letter To My Younger Self
Hiyaaa. I was deciding what to write this week and I 1) wanted something quick as my uni workload is huge and 2) thought I should write something that would help you get to know me better as there’s more to me than mental health blogging. I am never the right temperature. When I’m outside… Continue reading 25 Facts About Me
“You’ll never get a boyfriend you’re too stuck in your ways” said a now irrelevant woman to my life to a sixteen ear old Rosie, convinced she was unlovable and going through the worst mental health period of her life. During secondary school I was always the girl who was asked out for a joke.… Continue reading Two Years.