Book review #4 Chase the Rainbow (Poorna Bell)

I haven't done a book review for a while and was recently writing up a post on my favourite books of 2018. While doing this, it occurred to me that I'd written so much about one book that I could pretty much just review it, which I've now decided to do! TW: before reading this … Continue reading Book review #4 Chase the Rainbow (Poorna Bell)

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

Discussing the Importance of CALM’s #Project84

(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

Mental Health at University

As someone who's only recently come to terms with my mental health and begun getting help for my issues, I've often talked about university as a turning point for myself; the point when my mental health issues became too much for me to manage with through ignorance and avoidance. This wasn't entirely down to just … Continue reading Mental Health at University

World Mental Health Day with Time to Change

In terms of my experience of mental health, it has taken me a long time to come to terms with and accept the mental health issues that I have faced and continue to face every day. Having struggled with social anxiety and depression since I was at school around the age of 14, I didn’t … Continue reading World Mental Health Day with Time to Change