Mental Health Awareness Week

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

Useful Apps if you’re Mentally Unwell

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

‘Beautifying’ Apps

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

April (2017) favourites 

Beauty As its spring and nature's colours are changing and becoming more vibrant and varied I thought I'd experiment in a similar way with my eye-make up. With that in mind, I purchased a selection of the NYX Vivid Brights eyeliners and overall I am super impressed. I have found that the red (vivid fire) … Continue reading April (2017) favourites 

The word: Hope

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

The life of a mentally unwell university student – 31/01/17

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

The life of a mentally unwell university student – 17/01/17

Today my mood matches the weather and I feel as gloomy as sin. As I look around my room I can see washing up incomplete, piles of recycling to be taken out, laundry to be put away, DVDs not in their cases and revision sprawled across my desk barely begun. This is a bad day. … Continue reading The life of a mentally unwell university student – 17/01/17