Writing this post for 1in4 was far from easy, but it's a subject and topic that I've wanted to talk about and share for a while now. My dad dying was a very traumatic event in my life but I try to see it as the point when I began to take charge of my … Continue reading Death and Grief — I am 1 in 4
As someone who struggles with mental illness on a daily basis, I find one of the best things to do to get better is actually confronting those illnesses through reading about mental illness and finding relatable stories that comfort me. This may seem strange and I can well understand people in similar positions to me … Continue reading What’s On My To Be Read List? (Part 1)
So as you might have noted with my long gap between posts, I've been somewhat caught up in adjusting to my new role having a job and working full-time right now. Luckily I'm still able to keep on volunteering as much as possible and as much as I like and so far I've really been … Continue reading Sheffield Flourish & Me.
As it's been a long time since I last posted, I figured now would be a good time to post about how my life is going since I last posted, what I've been up too and how things are currently going for me. In my last post, you may remember me talking about a job … Continue reading Life Update: How I’m Doing.
Note: This post was originally written on the 12th August however, due to being busy and struggling with starting work and suffering mental and physical pain, this post has only just been finished and published. Recently I did a post where I talked about a few of the different things I'd been up too in … Continue reading Beginning my first job.
In my recent post about what I was up too, I discussed starting a new role at Time to Change, the charity campaign I've been a young champion for since 2016 and who have played a huge role in my life recently. This new role involves me being a regional peer leader, which is a … Continue reading Regional Peer Leader – My New Role at TTC.
Following on from my previous post about how I've been busy recently, I mentioned writing a blog post for the AnxiousLass blog, but I'd also like to share another blog post I've written during this time, which has been published today. The post is for the website Nerve10 and is about my experiences of mental … Continue reading How I Found a Support Network for my Mental Illnesses
As it's been a few weeks and a few positive things have happened in the last couple of weeks for me, I thought I'd write a post about what I've been up too and how I'm coping. Time to Change - New Role. Firstly, I've been very proud and honoured to have been offered a … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up Too.
Hi everyone. I've got a very special treat for you with today's post, which is written by the fantastic Charlotte Underwood. Charlotte is an amazing writer and mental health advocate who posts a lot about anxiety, depression and suicide, with a view to raising awareness and tackling the stigma around mental illnesses. Her website is: … Continue reading Talking About Mental Health – Guest Post By Charlotte Underwood.
Hi everyone. As you may or may not already know, I currently volunteer for a mental health group based on Facebook called "Time to Talk UK". This group is dedicated to combating the stigmatisation around mental illness by connecting people with lived experiences together in a safe and supportive environment. The group is run by … Continue reading Time to Talk UK – Updates and Funding Pledge.