I did it! I completed my marathon walk for Student Minds and in total I’ve raised £231 which is just beyond anything I ever thought. I set my target for £50 so to raise that much is such a wonderful feeling. I really am so very very grateful to everyone who donated and supported the… Continue reading I Did It!
Earlier this year I contributed to this BBC article. I was supposed to be on the radio too, but instead, they used another lovely lady who to me, her struggle appeared a lot worse. Now, I know that mental health isn’t a competition and I know how the media works, so my anxiety story didn’t… Continue reading Mental Health Isn’t Always Shocking
I’ve seen mixed opinions on Thirteen Reasons Why and decided I wanted to put my own two cents on it so here we go! A little disclaimer, this is all my personal opinion, let’s keep this a friendly and open discussion. Television is a representation, nothing will ever fully represent in a wholly objective and… Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why Does Nothing For Mental Health Representation
I love YouTube videos and have been watching them since I was about fifteen. Although I’ve grown out of watching a lot of the ones I used to and definitely don’t spend as much time as I used to on them I still turn to YouTube for a bit of escapism. Escapism aside YouTube “personalities”… Continue reading My Favourite Mental Health YouTube Videos
In March of this year I became a fundraising champion for the charity Student Minds. Student Minds are an incredible charity whom support students in higher education to care for their own mental health and also to support others through any struggle they may have. Student mental health is an issue that really needs to… Continue reading My Marathon Walk For Student Minds
If you’re from the UK you’ll know we’ve just had a general election and now we’ve been left with a hung parliament. Anyway, that’s beside the point. On the run up to the election, a lot of the mental health bloggers and advocates I follow on Twitter were sharing stories on why voting tory was… Continue reading Mental Health Privilege
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