[GIFED] The act of self-care has become a popular subject in recent months on social media, and also a contested one. Sometimes the internet paints self-care as lazy days in PJs or pampering yourself with a new facemask and bath bomb. Both are acts of self-care, however, self-care isn’t always soothing or relaxing, which is… Continue reading The little acts of self-care that make all the difference
Joker was one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The Joker is arguably DC’s most beloved character, let alone being their most beloved villain! There was no way I wasn’t going to be sharing my thoughts on this film and writing a review! Here’s my Joker movie review: Dark, unsettling, and gritty, this… Continue reading What I thought of Joker: Film Review
Post-college depression, also known as post grad/post graduation depression, is considered to be a depression, lack of motivation, and restlessness that people experience after finishing third level education. Post-college depression may not actually be a clinical illness, but depression absolutely is, and requires help and treatment. I graduated recently so this topic has been on… Continue reading Am I experiencing post-college depression?
Yesterday was one of the biggest days of my life; I graduated from university. I had the absolute worst time of my life in secondary school, and I didn’t have a good time in primary school either, people like me who didn’t “peak” in school get told we’ll have the time of our lives in… Continue reading Graduating from University…
[GIFTED] I was delighted to have been gifted a copy of From Stressed to Blessed: Overcoming Anxiety and Low Mood with Minor Lifestyle Changes by Anne Cross. The concept of the book is about how making small changes to our diet can help lift low, mood, anxiety, depression, and other struggles. This book was made… Continue reading Book Review: From Stressed to Blessed
2018 should have been the best year of my life, and it wasn’t. I wrote a blog called in Can we be Seventeen? in January about wanting to be happy again, and about how happiness is only fleeting and being content is long-term. (Also the title is a reference to a song of the same name… Continue reading Can we be eighteen?
I grew up with very low self-esteem. I was picked on quite a lot in school, but I was my biggest bully. I used to avoid looking in the mirror as much as possible, and felt hideous. Unsurprisingly, I ended up developing an eating disorder in my teenage years. The worst part? People liked me… Continue reading People liked me more when I was thin
I don’t know if anyone has ever described something like this before, a lot of people with eating disorders talk about their “eating disorder voice” telling them what they can/can’t eat. I experience that too, but I would describe this as an eating disorder attack. Warning: Eating Disorders will be discussed in this post, if… Continue reading Eating Disorder Attacks
Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year and the abundance of food everywhere actually verges on gluttony, but for anyone suffering from an eating disorder it’s a time of high stress. In fact, holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving (if you celebrate that), and Easter are actually scary and are something someone with… Continue reading Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder
Warning: This post discusses depression, anxiety, and self-harm Here’s how I keep my mental health in check: Eat well & stay active: As I said before, incorporating healthier foods into my diet and keeping active was the best thing I have ever done for my mental health. I’ve had my down patches since this change… Continue reading How I mind my mental health