I started this blog just over two years ago (once again missed the anniversary), and since then my mental health has improved drastically. Because of this, you might have noticed the blog changing over the years. It began as an online journal, to a more informative website with tips and advice on self-care. I love… Continue reading What it’s like to feel burnt out
As mentioned last week, this is the last part of the graphic novel I recently created, depicting cultural differences and racism in modern society. Racism is an issue that is still unfortunately present today, and can have a huge impact on mental health. So here is the last part to complete the story. I hope… Continue reading Graphic Novel – final part!
After writing the power of photo journaling yesterday, I decided to write another journal post! 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, from natural disasters to the biggest world crisis we have seen since World War 2, which has a major impact on mental health across the globe. Ever since my country was put… Continue reading Burn it all.
So as promised, here is the fourth part of the graphic novel, depicting cultural differences and racism in modern society. I will be posting the last part of the novel next week! I hope you have all enjoyed the graphic novel so far!
Sorry about the delay in putting part two up on the blog, been extremely busy finishing off the second year of University! As it is mental health week, I decided to put up the second part today, which highlights the effects of sexual assault. If you have been following my blog for a while now,… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week – Part 2 of the Graphic Novel
Shrill evening birds shadow the sun setting across the water; in dreams the ocean comes to full river. Many times I have climbed this bridge wildflowers changing the colour of the water, stirring sparks of conversation the hoist in the veins thrashing a flight to autumn. I hear your string of broken bird calls, loud and wild as years turn it to echo; Staggering paleness, a… Continue reading I Walk This Bridge Alone
Whilst walking along what is probably known as the busiest street in the United Kingdom, I began to understand the true concept of shopping addiction. Along the famous Oxford Street, I witnessed young men and women rushing from store to store, purchasing numerous unneeded items. Whilst purchasing my first item of the day in a… Continue reading Shopping Addiction and Mental Health
No matter the mood, we often need a little 'pick me up'. I have decided to share with you my top 5 self care tips! I hope you find them as helpful as I do. 5. Clean room, clean mindOne thing I have learned over the years, is that when you surround yourself with a… Continue reading Five Self Care Tips
What is happiness I hear you say?What helps us smile on those dreary days?What sends a tingle through our bones? What helps us talk in cheerful tones?You must look within yourself when times are blue, because happiness is a thing that lives within you.
In my 20 years, there was no harder moment than when I decided to tell my parents about my rape. For almost a year I kept my thoughts and emotions to myself, refusing to tell a soul. I wish I could tell you that it was easy, the best thing I had ever done, but… Continue reading How to open up about your sexual assault