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#WorldMentalHealthDay – My Story

I’ve already read so many inspirational stories today for #WorldMentalHealthDay that are encouraging, supportive and so emotionally brave. I wanted to put words to post myself and share something meaningful. Something I hope will help others too. Mental Health affects us all, whether we’re suffering or smiling, or we are watching a family member go through crisis. I’ve openly talked …

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When It Is More Than Just Sadness

This is a collaborative post. Everyone gets sad once in a while. Nobody can be happy all the time. That would be nice but of course it is not possible. Things happen that can get you down such as getting into a fight with your best friend or not getting that big promotion at work. However, when you are sad …

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Sitting in The Room

I am sitting in a room. It’s not too big, most of the time it’s actually just the right size for me. It’s not a sterile room, there are no tall white walls and fluorescent lights. It’s not a threatening room. It’s actually a place where I usually feel quite safe. One one wall is a large window. It’s a …

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How Blogging Helps My Anxiety

After hearing the very wonderful Bryony Gordon talk about mental health during her Thinkbomb at Blogfest16 I felt like I had to write more about my mental health and how things are right now for me really. I don’t talk about it enough on my blog which is really stupid. I kind of feel like I should talk about it …

A Letter to my Sisters…

Dear Sisters L & K, I hope you get the chance to see this. I have so many friends that are incredibly close to their siblings and enjoy holidays together, spending time together and generally being happy together. We three are not always quite so close. I don’t think we’ve got out of that pre-teen-teen age gap really – quite …