Motivating myself for fitness goals in 2019

Every year on New Year’s Eve, many people think about their fitness goals for the following year. At the beginning of last year my boyfriend and I went to the gym a lot. While I was looking for a job, I had time to focus my days around exercise. I was incredibly motivated because I […]

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Why blogging is great for your mental health

I started my blog about two months ago, and it has been an amazing outlet for my anxiety and depression. I’ve always channelled my emotions into writing. Whether it’s story writing, a journal entry, or a poem, I always use written words to express myself. I’ve always found writing easier than speaking. A blog is […]

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Stop Bullying, Save Mental Health

I ran as fast as I could, feet pounding into the ground and heart racing. The boys chased me across the football field, down the path and into the playground. Other children holding toys and half-eaten sandwiches noticed but barely turned their heads. It looked like a game. Sobbing, I leapt into the bathroom before […]

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Twelve Days of Christmas Anxiety

This time of year is difficult, even though I absolutely love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year. But recently I’ve also noticed how the busy holiday season and the stress of getting organised has affected my mental health.  The Christmas Rush I went Christmas shopping the other day, and there were even more people […]

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Anxiously Dreaming

I want to make all of this week’s posts about mental illness, because it’s important and something that needs to be discussed. When I’m anxious and stressed, it carries into my sleep. I went to Google because I wondered if anxiety dreams were common. They are. More than once I’ve woken up in the early […]

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