World Mental Health Day 2017
Mental Health

World Mental Health Day 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day and I am overjoyed to see so many people talking openly about mental health. It’s refreshing to see my Twitter timeline full of tweets of hope, support and understanding for mental illness – definitely…

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Homesickness at University
University

Homesickness at University

Today, I’d like to speak about homesickness. Specifically, the homesickness you feel when you are away at university. This is something that I’ve been struggling with a lot over the last few days and especially today. Undoubtedly, homesickness is going…

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The Fight for Support
Mental Health

The Fight for Support

Today was supposed to be my first appointment with the eating disorder service up here at University. I say first, but technically that’s not true. Let me explain. One year ago I moved to a new city a few hours…

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My Updated Experience of Antidepressants
Mental Health

My Updated Experience of Antidepressants

Around a year ago, I wrote an ‘expectations vs. reality’ style post on my experience of antidepressants. I have now been taking medication for my mental health for around two years. I therefore felt it was about time I shared with…

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Low Self Esteem and How I’m Overcoming it
Lifestyle

Low Self Esteem and How I’m …

Low self esteem is something I really struggle with. This was a particular issue throughout my teenage years, something which I’m sure resonates with many teenagers (boys and girls alike). Teenage years can be an especially testing time and it’s…

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