Book Reviews

Why 13 Reasons is… a poor representation of mental health

Why 13 Reasons why is a poor representation of mental health… Warning: Suicide, and mental illness such as depression and anxiety will be discussed in this post. My Twitter and Facebook timelines have been covered in posts about 13 Reasons Why this week. I read the book when I was 15 and was conflicted. On… Continue reading Why 13 Reasons is… a poor representation of mental health

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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