Endometriosis, which effects 10% of women, is when tissue (similar to that of the lining of the uterus) grows outside of your uterine cavity, such as but not limited to: your ovaries, bowels and pelvis. Each time a woman with endometriosis has a period, this tissue grows and thickens and breaks down, but has nowhere … Continue reading Diagnosing and living with endometriosis
When you’re struggling to find the words to explain depression and anxiety to your partner.
If you are struggling to communicate with your partner about how you are struggling then please feel free to copy & paste / change around this letter that I have drafted.... I’m having a rough day and I’m really having a hard time trying to explain to you what is happening inside my body/ brain. … Continue reading When you’re struggling to find the words to explain depression and anxiety to your partner.
Talking Physical Health for a change: Endometriosis
Recently, I was diagnosed with Endometriosis so I thought I'd explain it to you all and tell yas what my experience has entailed!! The reason I feel that it's important for me to write this post is because there is a massive connection between mental and physical health. Anyone that suffers with a chronic illness … Continue reading Talking Physical Health for a change: Endometriosis
You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
Today I feel that it's necessary for me to post after being away from my blog for a while, because I am currently experiencing what I am going to call, one of the worst 'rock bottoms' I've ever experienced and I have been for a few days now. I can not put my finger on … Continue reading You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
Perfect for those who tend to let their mind wonder and overthink. This is my favourite mindfulness technique which is quick and easy to use and you can use it alone or in public as no one will ever know you’re doing it. This can be great for people who feel anxious at work or … Continue reading Mindfulness Technique
The big D
The best book that i read in 2018 - Fearne Cotton, Happy! BUY IT ITS AMAZING !! Depression, is something i tend to touch upon in my blogs without really going into much personal detail. Today, i want to speak about depression, because it is something which affects me more than i would like to … Continue reading The big D
It’s not a goodbye, more of a, see you later 👼🏼
I'm aware that it's been months since I last posted, and if I'm honest it's because 2019 has been a rough ride so far for myself and many people I know. Three friends of mine are now angels up in heaven, and for two of them it was their own choice. One of these was … Continue reading It’s not a goodbye, more of a, see you later 👼🏼
Little update on me x
It's been a long time since i last posted on my blog, and correspondingly, a lot has happened since my last post too. In the past few months, I completely lost myself. My anxiety was so severe that I was struggling to complete everyday tasks, was unable to take part the things/sports I love and … Continue reading Little update on me x
University, Mental Health and Masters.
I don't usually speak much on my blog about what I actually am doing with my life etc, it's usually focused on my opinion on topics and specific personal struggles etc. So since it's still pretty relevant to mental health I thought I'd update you all on where I am currently at and what my … Continue reading University, Mental Health and Masters.
Social Media and Mental Health
There are countless studies that present the strong connections between social media use and negative outcomes such as increased levels of depression, anxiety, compulsive behaviour, loneliness and narcissism. But rather than bombarding this post with facts from a load of studies, i'm going to speak from my own, personal perspective: which i think is considerably … Continue reading Social Media and Mental Health