Oh, look, back again with another 1am post fuelled entirely by rage because an eating disorder charity/spokesperson has crossed all the lines once more. I haven't written a post like this since Iskra Lawrence messed up in January 2017 so I apologise for what I'm sure is going to be an angry, ineloquent, bad-languaged post … Continue reading Oh Look… An eating disoder charity messed up again. (Read: F*ck you Project Heal)
So Mental Health Awareness Week is back around again and I fancied doing something different. Usually, these posts focus on people's updates, current struggles and the very saddening reality of these illnesses; this time I've decided to share my victories. Although this might not show all that much 'awareness' to the arrogant I know a lot … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week
Life as a mentally unwell individual can be awfully exhausting and draining and keeping up-to-date with everything can seem really difficult. I, therefore, use an assortment of apps to help myself wherever I can so I thought I'd share them in case they can help any of you! (these are all free from the iTunes store!) … Continue reading Useful Apps if you’re Mentally Unwell
There was a post floating about on Twitter recently stating that it was desired that people understand that 'suicidal or self-harming behaviours aren't attention seeking and people don't do them just to spite you' (@caitlini2001). And whilst I agree with this statement to some degree there is also the fact that sometimes these behaviours are attention … Continue reading Attention Seeking!
We, as a society, are thoroughly immersed in a world almost dictated by social media - presenting only the desirable aspects of our lives, enhancing what we love and flat out ignoring and hiding what we do not. It can, therefore, come as no surprise that the same is done for our physical appearance in photos. … Continue reading ‘Beautifying’ Apps
Hope: verb- intend if possible to do something. I remember a few years ago sitting with some college friends talking about life, emotions and goals. It was something I ponder often and I believed that my true goal was to feel contentment. That things like happiness are never permanent, no-one feels happy all the time, … Continue reading The word: Hope
Oh my the good days. The good days are SO good. and oh my goodness isn't it important to embrace them. Today is the second day back to lectures after the Christmas break and I wont deny my nerves at returning but I reminded myself how normal they are and reminded myself I have experienced … Continue reading The life of a mentally unwell university student – 31/01/17