Tag: Mental Health

How to Look After Your Mental Health at Christmas

How to Look After Your Mental Health at Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” as the song goes, but while it is a truly magical time for many, there’s a lot of people who find this perhaps the hardest time of the year. While you’ll see many people posting gift guides, outfit ideas […]

The Importance of Autism Hour – How to Take Part and Help Change Lives

The Importance of Autism Hour – How to Take Part and Help Change Lives

Autism Hour is back again for 2018 and I really wanted to share information because I’ve noticed a lot of my friends and family weren’t aware of what is such a helpful and important to help create more of an Autism-friendly world. But what is Autism Hour? […]

You Shouldn’t Say These Things to Someone Who is Autistic

You Shouldn’t Say These Things to Someone Who is Autistic

Since being diagnosed as autistic, my life has definitely changed. Not to a dramatic extent but I can definitely see noticeable changes around me and within me. One thing which has been a challenge to say the least is telling people about my diagnosis. There’s […]

The Anxiety Files: My Life Finally Makes Sense – Finding Out I Have Autism

The Anxiety Files: My Life Finally Makes Sense – Finding Out I Have Autism

I waited anxiously as Petra, a member of the primary care mental health team, added up the scores. I had taken an assessment. Thankfully, not the kind you have to study for, because a low score would definitely be expected. But not this time. As […]

The Anxiety Files: Stop Medication Shaming

The Anxiety Files: Stop Medication Shaming

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a good while but after seeing a few people medication shaming in this past week alone, I felt like now was the time to say what I have to say. I’ve been on medication for […]

Blogmas Day 22: Things I’ve Learnt in 2017

Blogmas Day 22: Things I’ve Learnt in 2017

As the year reaches its final days, I felt as though I wanted to share what I’ve learnt in the past 12 months. 2017 was very generous in life lessons for me and though it may not have been a star dazzling year, it definitely […]

The Anxiety Files: How to Support Someone With a Mental Health Illness

The Anxiety Files: How to Support Someone With a Mental Health Illness

Today is World Mental Health Day and while I usually do posts about my mental health and how to help yourself, but today I wanted to make a post for those who may have someone in their lives that need support. Sometimes it can be […]

Charity Corner: Heads Above The Waves

Charity Corner: Heads Above The Waves

Welcome back to Charity Corner. This is my new series where I will be using my blog as a platform to lend a voice to different charities and organisations of all sizes, backgrounds and causes. In today’s Charity Corner, I speak to director – Hannah […]

The Anxiety Files: Save Your Ablesplaining

The Anxiety Files: Save Your Ablesplaining

You have no idea how long I’ve wanted to write a post about this. Before this blog even started. Back when I had a personal blog which was pretty gross and just full of 15-year-old me’s thoughts. But to find the words, to not just […]

Why the ‘TRIGGERED’ meme needs to stay in 2016

Why the ‘TRIGGERED’ meme needs to stay in 2016

Memes can be fun and really be a great ‘inside joke’ to social media users, but sometimes the internet does take it a step too far, which is why I’ve decided to discuss one of 2016’s biggest meme trends; the ‘triggered meme’. For those who […]