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Writing for Advocacy: Getting Started

Over the last few years, I have noticed more and more people and organisations speaking out about mental health and mental illness, with a huge part of this movement being online. Before starting my blog, I loved reading various blogs and articles confronting these issues, but never imagined myself actually writing one. I had previously… Continue reading Writing for Advocacy: Getting Started

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Confronting Self-esteem

I have dodged the topic of self-esteem in my blog recently as it is a bit of a strange one for me. On one hand, I think of myself as a confident, loud and out-going girl. I’m not really ever shy or quiet, things that we might normally associate with low self-esteem, and I open… Continue reading Confronting Self-esteem

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Group Therapy: First Impressions and Discussions

Nobody wants to end up in group therapy, so the idea of attending my first session last week seemed impossible. All I could imagine beforehand were the awkward introductions and being forced to talk about things I didn’t want to, and I have to admit; the first part of the session really was the anxiety-ridden… Continue reading Group Therapy: First Impressions and Discussions