(Trigger Warning: This post discusses a recent campaign by CALM (the Campaign Against Living Miserably) that is about mental illness and male suicide. If this is triggering for you, please do refrain from reading on or if you do, look after yourself and practice self-care). This week, there has been a new campaign launched … Continue reading Discussing the Importance of CALM’s #Project84
I have just started reading a book called "A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes" by Lucy Nichol and in it Lucy talks brilliantly about several different stereotypes she has faced in her battle with mental illnesses, and one of the first is that she is narcissistic. Focusing on the reality, Lucy brilliantly explains how focusing on … Continue reading The Myth of Being Narcissistic in Anxiety.
"Wow, I can't believe I nearly didn't apply for this!!" That's what my first thought was when I was at the last Time to Change event in January (StoryCamp 2018) and when I was reminded this weekend that it was 18 months since I had joined up. Unfortunately I couldn't be at the last campaigners … Continue reading Being a Time to Change Young Champion.
Following on from my previous post, which was written the night before a big interview for me, I want to look at the outcomes from that interview, and assess them more rationally than I might have done in previous years. First and foremost, I didn't get the funding for a PhD from the interview and … Continue reading Outcomes from the Interview.