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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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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BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY!

It’s my birthday soon! Next Tuesday to be precise! (2nd July) As a way to give back to my followers, and say a massive thank you to you all for supporting me! I am giving you all the chance to win something on my birthday wishlist! I really wanted these beautiful Bloomsbury 20th Anniversary Hufflepuff […]

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In Bloom Not Broken by Katie Maylea – Book Review

Here is my review of ‘In Bloom Not Broken’ by Katie Maylea. Due to the nature of this book, this review may be slightly different than the rest I have published. ‘In Bloom, Not Broken’ is a true story about Katie Maylea’s experiences with her own Mental Health Problems. The story follows Katie’s upbringing and […]

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Nadiya: Anxiety and Me – Documentary Review

I was recommended by a friend that I should watch the BBC Documentary Nadiya: Anxiety and Me. I thought I’d give it a watch and see if any of it would be useful for me as a sufferer of Anxiety and that I would write a review on it too. Nadiya Hussain is a TV […]

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Finding A Diagnosis (Interview) – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (7/7)

  As part of Mental Health Awareness week, I was very grateful to be approached by Erica who agreed to answer some questions and share her story into getting diagnosed with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).   Erica is an inspiration to myself, and I am very proud of how […]

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Self Care – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (6/7)

Today I’d like to talk to you about Self care and how it benefits your mental health. What is Self-Care? Self-care is beneficial to everybody whether you are a mental ill health sufferer or not. Self-care by definition is ‘the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health.’ Self Care is broken […]

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Mindfulness – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (5/7)

What does it mean to be Mindful? Being ‘mindful’ is simply to be conscious or aware of something. To be mindful is to be focused on the present which can be very therapeutic and good to get back in touch with what’s going on around you. Being Mindful is being able to observe your surroundings […]

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My Blog and Me – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (4/7)

This blog post was a rather emotional awakening for me. I have realized a lot since this encounter and I’d love it if you could all remain sensitive to the fact that this is a big deal for me. Although it may not be for you.Β  This blog post wasn’t planned at all, I was […]

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Understanding Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (3/7)

It’s Mental Health Awareness week and I have planned and written a post for each and every day! Today I will be talking about what mental health is and how it affects people. Here is a photograph of my 4-year-old Amelia and the sign we have made to help raise awareness for Mental Health Week […]

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