This year has been a year of massive ups and downs. It was a year of learning - discovering who I am, discovering that I am stronger than I thought, and learning that I am resilient. This time last year I was going through depression and high anxiety. I was going to intensive therapy twice… Continue reading 2017: A Year in Review
So Christmas has come and gone for another year. It always amazes me how huge the build up is, and how short the day itself is. As much as I love spending time with my family and friends and having the time off to enjoy relaxing, it's always a time of heightened anxiety for me. Why? Because of my social anxiety.
Sundays are meant to be a rest day. A day of relaxing before getting back into the work week. But lately I have been finding Sundays very difficult because I have had a negative mindset of counting down the hours until I go back to work. It takes a toll on my whole weekend enjoyment… Continue reading My Sunday Habits For A Productive Week
Positive affirmations. A statement you may say to yourself in order to relieve stress and enable you to get through a stressful situation. A positive affirmation may help you to overcome negative and self-sabotaging thoughts.
Am I body neutral? I no longer loathe my body. I can look in the mirror and feel fine about what I see rather than wanting to scream. I can accept that my body is useful and strong. I can accept that I now wear clothes that are maybe a size bigger than what I used to be. But I wear them proudly. I don't yet love my body. But I am growing towards having more positive feelings about it.
I have decided, in the very last month of the year, that it's not too late to make some resolutions to improve my life. I have had a crazy year full of ups and downs, I have made some massive changes in my life and overall I am much happier now than I was a… Continue reading My December Goals
Deals, deals, deals. I had a proper weekend of online and in-store shopping and I enjoyed every minute of it. Even sifting through the mess of piled up clothes in Zara along with fifty other women. I think shopping is actually good for the soul. (Controversial) But it's my therapy. Here are some of the… Continue reading My Black Friday Purchases and Wishes
Christmas is slowly creeping up on us, and it can be an anxious time for some people struggling with their mental health. This time last year I was going through depression and anxiety so it was a particularly hard time for me. Luckily I have a very supportive family who helped me through it. I… Continue reading Five Stocking Fillers for Someone Going Through Stress
I have been asked many times why I do this. Why do I write about mental health? I sat down and thought about it this week, and here is my answer. Because its what I know. Everyone is familiar to a certain extent with feeling down or anxious. I have experienced these feelings to the… Continue reading Why I Write About Mental Health
New York; The fashion capital of America. I saw so many amazing outfits there I couldn't wait to go try out the new Winter wear. I chose my outfits so that I would be comfortable walking around all day. We would leave the hotel at 9am and wouldn't come back until the evening time, so… Continue reading New York: What I Wore