Am I thriving on Tinder? How has Dating Apps affected my Mental Health?

Heyyy I’ve had this in my drafts since the start of August, I’ve been toying with the reality that writing this could cause me more problems than show the benefits. However, as previously mentioned I’ve been single for a very long time and so for me dating apps have been a part of my journeyContinue reading “Am I thriving on Tinder? How has Dating Apps affected my Mental Health?”

Bipolar Disorder

Heyyy I am officially in Carlisle!! I finally moved up north and it’s so far been so amazing. Despite barely leaving my flat I’ve felt so positive and shockingly haven’t been overwhelmed. I noticed last night that I was becoming messy and my room was already slipping and so I made a list of productiveContinue reading “Bipolar Disorder”

Suicide Prevention Month

Heyyy I’m going to stop apologising for my posts being scarcer and accept that I’m becoming busier and whilst I’m under this level of stress finding the time to dedicate to writing and making it good is becoming harder and harder. I have so many drafts of posts I’ve began and then realised I’m waffling,Continue reading “Suicide Prevention Month”

Where do I want to be in 5 years?

Heyy I’m so sorry for the inactivity recently, I’ve been dealing with my health which is in turn terrifying me and making me feel very guilty. It’s not a good time to be honest, I’ve been terribly down and have spent a lot of time crying to myself. I’ve had a lot of time toContinue reading “Where do I want to be in 5 years?”

To my Best Friends…

I was having a conversation with a mate of mine recently about last year, for both of us it was the worst year of our lives so far. Recalling some pretty dark moments and feelings I noticed things I hadn’t really paid attention to before. My friends were everything to me last year, I wasContinue reading “To my Best Friends…”

Being the Underachieving Child

Heyyyy Sorry I didn’t post yesterday; I had such a headache from sitting on flights all day with a mask and not hydrating properly that I barely started writing something which I’ve since voided. I also started something else but then decided it was rubbish last minute, I’m a little bit of a mess atContinue reading “Being the Underachieving Child”

My Depression Journey

Heyyy I have been really struggling to write a blog post on anxiety recently, I begin writing and end up in a state of panic which ruins the rest of my day. I didn’t realise how much speaking about this type of stuff would trigger my memory and my ‘flight’ reflex. I have a tendencyContinue reading “My Depression Journey”

Debunking University: Is it really the best years of your life?

Heyyyy, Before I get into this topic, I just want to say that I am so incredibly grateful for the support this blog is getting. I never ever expected to have so many views so early on, or even ever, and to know that the audience is wider than just in the UK where mostContinue reading “Debunking University: Is it really the best years of your life?”

Letter to a 16-Year-Old Me

Dear 16-year-old me, You make it to 21. This letter actually comes from 21-year-old you. You are alive at 21.  Some advice for coping with what happens over the next five years: Live in the moment. Collect the memories. Don’t spend so much time held up in the past or looking at the future. YouContinue reading “Letter to a 16-Year-Old Me”

Being Diagnosed

Hey!! I had so much positive feedback from beginning the blog, it made me so happy and I finally feel like I definitely made the right decision. I want to begin with discussing diagnosis, for me I was diagnosed with my mental illnesses throughout school and therefore writing about it without mentioning how education escalatedContinue reading “Being Diagnosed”