Tag: wellbeing

My Father Died Three Times

My life did not end with my father, as much as it felt like it did at the time. 

So here is the thing, the real bit of advice I want you all to know; don’t be afraid to live, because the best way to honour death, is with life.

I Shut Down All My Social Media And This Is What Happened

What would happen if one day you just disconnected, if you pulled the plug on your social media? What would I miss if I wasn’t on social media? What would change? This is something I had to ask myself before I made the sudden choice to just not exist online.

You’ve Had The Sex Chat, But Have You Had The Mental Health Chat

As much as it is important to talk to our partner about what we consent to, in the bedroom (or out), it’s important we get some mental health chat in there too.

How The Stigma Of Mental Health Is Against Us All

If a person believes in the stigma, and they go through a trauma, such as grief or something that leaves them with a form of mental illness. Would they be able to seek support?

Removing The Idea Of Diet From My Vocabulary

I am over the idea of losing weight for the goal of beauty or to please others.

Why I Became A Mental Health Advocate

Being an advocate isn’t about starting rallies and fighting battles. It’s about using your voice to let your thoughts and feelings be known. It’s offering a hand to the people who are drowning, and a voice to those who cannot find theirs.

My Mental Health Is Not A Punchline To A Joke

There is a grey area here. Humour is a great way for people to manage their mental health.But there is a fine line between joking about your own mental health, and joking about, or insulting, someone else’s.

Dealing With Adult Nightmares

If I had three wishes from a genie, I’d probably spend one of those wishes on a good nights sleep.

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