With this week being Mental Health Awareness week, I felt I needed to give my two pennies worth. Being someone who has suffered with anxiety and depression, I know all too well of the importance of this week. This year's theme is kindness and that doesn't just mean being kind to other people, but also … Continue reading Be Kind This Mental Health Awareness Week
The Mind Matters
Have you ever been asked, "you have so much to be happy about, why can't you just focus on those things?" I sure as hell have and my feelings towards this comment reignite every single time. I'm going to do that thing where I drone on about the importance of mental health again, especially when … Continue reading The Mind Matters
Dermatillomania and Me?
**A personal post warning - mentioning of skin picking, scarring, blood and mental health disorders** I recently watched a YouTube video by the lovely Kiera Rose talking about her struggles with dermatillomania which is a skin picking disorder also known as excoriation disorder. Kiera explained how she has problems with scratching and picking at areas … Continue reading Dermatillomania and Me?
The Six Week Mindfulness Course
A few months back, in November to be precise I went to see Ruby Wax at the Warwick Arts Centre as part of her Frazzled tour. If you want to know a little bit more, you guessed right, I blogged it - have a read here. Mum and I snapped up one of her books, Sane … Continue reading The Six Week Mindfulness Course
Let’s Talk Mental Health!
Yes, I know you've probably seen and heard a lot of talk about mental health recently in the media and online but this is a good thing, people are starting to accept it more and understand that it is just as important as physical health.I wanted to have a little discussion about the importance of … Continue reading Let’s Talk Mental Health!
Mental Health & Social Anxiety
So its time to talk mental health. There's no shying away from the topic, especially when its all around social media and the news at the moment. Often more bad than good..*super duper personal blog post that I really wasn't going to post, so please tread carefully*Side note: Having a mental illness does NOT instantly … Continue reading Mental Health & Social Anxiety