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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The British Museum

Today I turned twenty-one and celebrated the milestone in London! I visited the British Museum, Waterstones (of course) and went out for pizza and raspberry Prosecco (what a combination). The city is lovely but so busy! My anxiety often makes me feel claustrophobic around lots of people, however my excitement today overruled that. It was […]

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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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Mental illness is not a weakness

“I don’t believe in mental health” is something I’ve heard numerous times before. Mental illness is often written off by people as something that is made up and irrelevant. Let’s break the stigma and start discussing it openly and without hesitation. At work, my colleagues and I share what’s going on mentally. We ask each […]

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