Celebrate doing the small things you love!

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. My blog has been fairly stagnant over the last year, but I deemed this an important reason to kickstart my writing again. I have blogged on and off over the years about my own journey with my mental health and about larger initiatives such as World Suicide Prevention…

Festive Cheer (?)

Around the festive period last year, I published a short piece about how it is okay not to be okay over Christmas. There is a huge amount of expectation placed on everyone to have a good, fulfilling time. Financial and social pressures soar through the roof. Gatherings are often alcohol fuelled, and the food (although…

New Year’s Eve is the absolute worst (and other struggles)

I’ve always hated New Years Eve (or Old Year’s Night as we’ve always called it). I’ve never dealt well with change, I hate looking backwards and I’m naturally a pessimist A few months ago I wrote a blog post about my experience with a newly diagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder, and suggestions of suffering with depression…