My Thoughts on ‘Body Image Problems’ By Trigger Publishing.

Apologies for the slightly wordy title but rather than call this a straight 'review' of a book, I wanted to highlight that I hadn't quite completed this book as I don't have Body Image Problems or Body Dysmorphia, however I did want to share some thoughts I had on the book. So please if you … Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Body Image Problems’ By Trigger Publishing.

The A-Z Challenge.

I was tagged by the absolute gem of a person that is Lindsay over at 'Seeds in the Wasteland' in this challenge and before I go into my post I want to urge you to visit her blog, read her amazing posts and follow her on Twitter. She is one of the kindest and most … Continue reading The A-Z Challenge.

ManCandy Monday: Peter Shaw

I got the honour recently of sharing my writing with another blog: my lifelines.co and in my post I've written about my experiences of mental illness at school, throughout my life and how I've started to take control of my illnesses. I think it's absolutely essential we teach mental illness in schools and let kids … Continue reading ManCandy Monday: Peter Shaw

How I Have Learned to Love Volunteering.

Something I've noticed a lot since I began sharing my story of mental illness and speaking more about how I was feeling, is that I think a lot about when my life changed. This is sometimes because charities and bloggers will ask me about writing a story or a paragraph on my story and as … Continue reading How I Have Learned to Love Volunteering.

Death and Grief — I am 1 in 4

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

What’s On My To Be Read List? (Part 1)

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)

Sheffield Flourish & Me.

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.