Tuesday is the New Monday

There seems to be an international consensus that Mondays suck. It’s the first day back at work after a weekend off for most of the population and everything is a little bit busier. Fridays are relatively unproductive, so there is usually a mountain of unfinished paperwork (read: emails) to sift through and a few loose […]

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I’m Featured in a Book! – MY WAY 5 (about LIFE)

It’s no secret that I struggle with my mental health. Depression and anxiety are my lifelong friends, and we’ve been inseparable since our early teens. Friends? You ask. Why would they be your friends? 

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#ThatsMentalHealth – Coping with the Depression Slump

Welcome to week 4 of #ThatsMentalHealth. This evening I’m joined by one of my blogger friends, Hannah Graham. In this post, Hannah talks about how depression affected her work life and how she pushed through the other side.  TRIGGER WARNING: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS DETAILS OF DEPRESSION. PLEASE BE MINDFUL BEFORE CONTINUING.

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Instagram – To Theme or Not To Theme?

Instagram themes – some can’t live without them. All the Insta famous queens have beautifully crafted photographs, full of light and free from messy distractions. Each photo they post will be selected from a bunch of at least 10 of the same. They will scrutinise every single pixel before they brighten the whites and remove the shadows, before uploading with a caption that has been written and re-written more times than I’ve cried over how beautiful my cats look when they sleep.

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Things I Underestimated About Planning a Wedding

In case I hadn’t mentioned it enough already, I’m getting married! It’s a very exciting time, and something I never imagined myself doing – my family still laugh occasionally because they always thought I was the least likely out of my siblings and cousins to do it, but here we are!

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#ThatsMentalHealth: Suicide, Self Harm and OCD

Trigger warning: This blog post contains descriptive language about OCD, suicide and self-harm. Please be mindful of this before reading, especially if you are affected by the conditions described.

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