It occurred to me recently that I have pretty much completed my mental health journey (thanks to this blog), and I have very little left to say about my own personal dealings with mental health. Because of that, I have decided to turn this blog into an ultimate self-care website! If you go onto the … Continue reading Welcome to the new Daisies and Bruises!
When I was a child, I was diagnosed with OCD. At first it was the unsettling feeling of seeing an object misplaced, or a mark that wasn't quite rubbed out on the whiteboard. Not long after, it escalated into something much more sinister. I began to experience compulsions to place everything in a straight line … Continue reading Activities to help with OCD
So, turns out, your final year of university is quite a big one! From day one I have done nothing but stress about assignments (which I may add are double the word count and a whole lot more complicated). So for that reason, I haven't been posting on here. But, I am hoping to step … Continue reading It’s been a while!
So once again, it's that time of year! In two weeks I will be starting back at University (at home, online of course), which means I will be posting on the blog a little less. This is also my third and final year of my degree, which means more and tougher assignments, as well as … Continue reading Just a quick update!
Sorry for the lack of posts this week, I am currently working on a new post that requires a little extra time. Over the next few days, I will be talking about my mental health with my mother, and how it has affected her. As you know, a few years ago I was in a … Continue reading I Need Your Help!
After the success of the first stress relieving post last week, I decided to create another with more tips and tricks to battle stress! But this time, I decided to add some kid activities also! If you haven't seen the first post, check it out here Stress Relieving Activities. Being under pressure is a normal … Continue reading More Stress Relieving Activities – for kids too!
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
Two days ago I wrote a post full of tips on how to love yourself and build your self-confidence. As promised, today I am writing part two! If you are new to the blog, check out the original post How To Love Yourself. Much like the original post, in this post I want to share … Continue reading How To Love Yourself – part 2
Let's talk about the importance of self love! I know as much as anyone that self love can be difficult, especially when you feel the weight of your mental health on your shoulders. How many times have you looked in the mirror and put yourself down? Called yourself fat, ugly, too short, too tall or … Continue reading How To Love Yourself
The year 2020 has been a pretty stressful one for everyone, which can have a negative impact on our mental health. In this post, I have listed a number of different stress relieving activities to try at home. A few of these activities have been mentioned in previous posts related to self-care, but some new … Continue reading Stress Relieving Activities