Mental Health · Uncategorized

Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder

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

Mental Health

How I mind my mental health

We know how to physically take care of ourselves, but the conversation surrounding our mental wellbeing and self-care is lacking. Here’s how I mind my mental health: Warning: This post discusses depression, anxiety, and self-harm, if those topics trigger you, you might want to click off this post.  Eat well & stay active: As I… Continue reading How I mind my mental health

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: Me and my Mate Jeffery

After reading Me and my Mate Jeffrey book I feel like Niall Breslin (Bressie) is a close friend of mine; that’s how open and raw it is. I also felt like I was reading my own life story. Obviously the events of my own life are worlds apart from Bressie’s but the feelings were similar.… Continue reading Book Review: Me and my Mate Jeffery

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: Girl, Interrupted

Based on the authors 2 year incarceration in McLean’s psychiatric hospital, “Girl, Interrupted” establishes itself as an unnerving yet brilliant memoir of Susanna Kaysen’s. What Girl, Interrupted is about: The novel details Kaysen’s introduction to the hospital at just 18 years old for what she believed to be “a rest”.  She explores her life before… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Interrupted