Eco-Friendly Living · Mental Health

What Is Climate-Anxiety? How To Cope With Eco-Anxiety

Although I’m not a mental health professional, I do have my fair share of lived experience, so I’m more than familiar with eco-anxiety. I try to live as green as possible, but it’s hard to be hopeful when world leaders seemingly don’t take the climate crisis seriously, and celebrities would rather hop on a private… Continue reading What Is Climate-Anxiety? How To Cope With Eco-Anxiety

Book Reviews · Mental Health

10 Mental Health Books About Recovery, Staying Strong & Feeling Heard

I haven’t blogged about mental health in a while, but it’s still something I care about deeply. As it’s world mental health day, I wanted to contribute something to the conversation. I know better than anyone that you can’t self-help book your way out of depression or mental illness. Mental health is very complex and… Continue reading 10 Mental Health Books About Recovery, Staying Strong & Feeling Heard

Mental Health

Minding Your Mind With CBD: What You Need To Know

We’re living in a weird time, and it’s bound to take an impact on our mental health. Now more than ever we need to find ways to practice self-care. I’ve been using CBD for the past two years and it’s a daily part of my routine for managing my mental health and sleep schedule. If… Continue reading Minding Your Mind With CBD: What You Need To Know

Food & Drink · Mental Health

4 Little Acts Of Self-Care That Make All The Difference

[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 4 Little Acts Of Self-Care That Make All The Difference

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: From Stressed To Blessed

[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

Opinion

Appetite Suppressing Lollipops Suck

Warning: Eating disorders will be discussed in this post Kim Kardashian promoted appetite suppressing lollipops on Instagram and the internet blew up – here’s why I think it’s a problem. Note: I’m not a mental health professional, just someone with lived experience and lots of opinions. This blog post is simply my opinion. If you’re… Continue reading Appetite Suppressing Lollipops Suck

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 author’s 2-year incarceration in McLean’s psychiatric hospital, Girl, Interrupted establishes itself as an unnerving yet brilliant memoir by Susanna Kaysen. Let’s dive into this Girl, Interrupted book review.  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… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Interrupted