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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Setting Goals for 2019

I’m not usually one for New Years resolutions, but as an avid planner I’m determined to set some goals for next year.  It’s important to set goals to keep yourself on track and inspired. Remember that it’s okay to make the necessary changes in your life to achieve your dreams. Make next year a great […]

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Gift Buying: 20 gift ideas for stress-free Christmas shopping

At Christmas time, gift buying can be difficult, confusing and stressful. This list will help you out when shopping becomes overwhelming. I went late-night shopping the other day, and it was madness. Everyone was rushing around, babies were crying, and there were items flying everywhere. It was a tornado of contactless payments, spare change and […]

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Creativity and Mental Health

Living with anxiety and depression and trying to get on with things is extremely difficult. When your mind is running into a cave of thoughts and worries, it seems impossible to leave the house or socialise. There is reassurance in knowing that millions of others around the world suffer from mental illness, and are struggling […]

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Planning, Plotting and the Creative Process

When I get an idea, I write it down. Either on the nearest piece of paper, or I type it into the notes on my phone. The problem occurs when I return to the idea, and realise it was either rubbish or brilliant. If the idea isn’t strong enough and doesn’t have characters and scenes […]

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