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Rollercoaster of a week

So, I got made redundant. I was expecting it to send me headfirst off the deep end, but I only really took a couple of days to drink and process and cry before putting a stop to that. The thing is, I understand that 2020 just is what it is - there's nothing personal about… Continue reading Rollercoaster of a week

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Struggling on World Mental Health Day

(Trigger warning: themes of suicide) So, it’s #WorldMentalHealthDay today, and I’m really struggling. I find this day tends to creep up on me every year, and even though it should be a good day for me to be active on my blog and social media, I always find it the hardest. This year, I have… Continue reading Struggling on World Mental Health Day

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Down the Rabbit Hole

When starting my blog, I wanted a platform to talk about my thoughts and experiences with depression along with other aspects of mental health. But the more I have written, the more I feel like people assume, or expect, that because I write these things, I have my shit together. I can say for a… Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole

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Yes, I have a mental illness: and I have good mental health

This idea might confuse some people. It’s only recently that I’ve noticed the conversation bouncing around about the difference between mental illness and mental health, and the more attention I have payed to it, and considered my own experiences with mental illness and mental health, the more I have realised it’s a vital conversation to… Continue reading Yes, I have a mental illness: and I have good mental health