***DISCLAIMER: I am in no way an expert/professional on this topic. I simply speak from personal experience and research carried out*** After reading Sarah Wilson’s “First, we make the beast beautiful”, my stance on anxiety massively changed for the better. For as long as I can remember, I’ve fought and struggled with anxiety. These consisted
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The journey of self-acceptance is more often than not a tricky one for many of us. Ironically, it’s one of the hardest things for us to accept we deserve purely because we hold a strong belief that we aren’t worthy of actually loving and embracing who we are – internally and externally. This is especially
This year’s mental health awareness day focus is suicide prevention. We understand that this is a sensitive topic and so, in collaboration with Bath Mind, we’ve written this blog post aimed at helping anybody experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.
This year’s mental health awareness day focus is suicide prevention. We understand that this is a sensitive topic and so, in collaboration with Bath Mind, we’ve written this blog post aimed at helping those supporting somebody experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.
This blog post has been written in collaboration with Bath Mind. Reaching out for help is the first step when we’ve been battling mental health troubles, but can equally be the most challenging. From personal experience, I’ve found the fear of attention seeking to be the hardest to rid – despite the fact it’s not
Optimism is often seen as a ridiculous, sunshine and rainbows, point of view that strangely enough, pessimists aren’t a fan of. Whilst optimism focuses on looking at things through a “positivity lens”, optimism is also about being realistic. None of us can be happy and positive 24/7 – it’s not healthy or achievable. Obstacles arise
Organisation can benefit both your mental and physical health. Whilst a clean and clutter-free space can help physical health, it seems all kinds of organisation can impact your mental health. So, what are the benefits? You make room for more sufficient mental energy by ridding worries of forgetting or “procrastinating on an important project or
Having the courage to go after what you want can sometimes prove terrifying. Here are my top 5 tips on doing just that.
Defined as an “interruption of the flow of ideas” by Freepik, the creator’s block is much like writers block where you struggle to come up with new ideas regarding a piece of work or project. I recently read in an article, a comparison that has shifted my mindset completely. It discussed creatives and the block
Introvert and busy – two words that never coincide. Living a busy life is often associated with constantly going out, socialising and generally having the least amount of time alone as is possible. In other words, an introvert’s nightmare. (Please see disclaimer at bottom of blog post) Without sounding patronising, a harsh reality of life