The End, A New Beginning.

After some sleepless nights and careful consideration, I made the decision to move house. This may not seem like the biggest change for some people, but for me it is. In December 2017, I finally moved out of my mothers home and into my first home. In April 2018, I was diagnosed with severe anxiety […]

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What it’s like living with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD).

I was talking to a friend recently when I ended up opening up about this disorder, and I think it was one of the first times in my life where I had actually explained what APD actually is to another person and admitted to having it. It was then that I realised it was probably […]

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Anxiety and I: An Update

It’s been a while since I wrote ‘Confronting my feelings about Anxiety‘ and I wanted to write a little bit of an update about my progress since then as that post was written back in March and a lot of things have changed since then. As World Mental Health Day (October 10th) is upon us […]

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Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out – Documentary Review

Jesy Nelson is part of the four-part girl group Little Mix who were formed in 2011 during season 8 of The X Factor which they went on to win. Jesy delves deep into the cyberbullying and abuse that she received after staring on The X Factor and how it affected her mental health in the […]

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Tips for preparing for the first year at Primary School!

Can you believe we are in August already? I can’t! Summer is here and although the UK weather can’t make up its mind, Amelia and I have been trying to make the most of our last few weeks together before Primary School starts in September as I mentioned in my last post. My sweet four-year-old […]

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Where have I been? Knee deep in my to-be-read pile.

  I actually feel really down about my recent absence from blogging and I feel like I need to clear up a few things in a blog post rather than a small social media post which only a small amount of my followers will see. I’ve decided to write this post to tell you all […]

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I have a ‘Blind Date with A Book’.

I’ve mentioned previously back on my Study Tips post that I’m technically a student again and it’s not been particularly easy. I’m learning more about Mental Health so I can not only learn more about my own but so I can also provide insightful knowledge and help more people who like me are highly affected […]

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What it’s like living with Dermatophagia?

Dermatophagia is a skin biting disorder which isn’t considered to be rare, it’s just not commonly talked about. Well, I’m going to change that by sharing my experience of living with Dermatophagia. Dermataphagia is actually a mental disorder which is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and is a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). For me, Dermatophagia […]

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Art by Lena Review

I’ve loved art for as long as I can remember and spent most of my years dabbling in different forms of it. What I love most about art is the expression. A single piece of art can contain many different feelings. My 4-year-old daughter Amelia struggles which her speech which causes a lot of built […]

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21 Life Lessons

  It’s my Twenty-Second birthday tomorrow, which makes today my last day being 21. The magical 21 was one I couldn’t wait for. I try to remember why I felt so excited and I think it was the prospect of being taken seriously by adults. Technically I am an adult, I am a parent as […]

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