Ah Valentines day. You either love it or you love to hate it. This hugely commercialised holiday of pink and red, adorned with roses, hearts and chocolates is one of the earliest holidays in the yearly calendar and whether your in a relationship or not, you suddenly feel the pressure of the day. There's a … Continue reading The Power of LOVE: Things to remember on Valentines day
I talk a lot about how taking a step out of your comfort zone sucks. But sometimes you do need someone to give you a little tiny push so that you can step out of your comfort zone and do something different. In this day and age you really don’t know when someone’s gonna pull … Continue reading Why I started a YouTube channel
I started feeling uncomfortable about my body and my weight when I was in 2nd grade. Since then, I’ve been through varying degrees of disliking my body. Only in college did I start to think I could be beautiful, too. But that didn’t apply at all times. I still have plenty of days when it … Continue reading Fixing my body image issues, part 1: Re-teaching my Brain How to See my Body
September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day, so yes, this post comes a few days late, but suicide has not yet ended, and every life is valuable. So, we need to take a few minutes to go over some things. Suicide can affect anyone at any time, and yes, it’s talked about, but not nearly … Continue reading End the Stigma to Help Others: The Suicide Discussion
Self esteem, confidence and the concept of beauty. I'm sure most people have heard the phrase 'Beauty is only skin deep', a phrase firstly recorded in 1613 meaning that beauty is superficial. It's possibly one of the most well known quotes about beauty, and is often meant to make people feel more confident as the … Continue reading Fake it till you make it
When I get anxious, it makes me want to puke my guts out, gag non stop and just feel sick all day to the point of just wanting to stay at home and be in bed. I know it’s not the best thing ever but it's something that I’ve dealt with like since middle school. … Continue reading Anxiety means different things for different people.
- How Equal Rights links to Better Mental Health for All. On August 26 1920, women and people of all genders were granted the right to vote in the United States. This is why August 26 was chosen as Women’s Equality Day. The right to vote is one of many rights women are often denied … Continue reading Women’s Equality Day
Loneliness is a tough conversation to have and anyone can truly be affected by it, however A 2017 UK Government study* found that 67% of disabled people have felt lonely in the past year and those with a long-term health conditions or disability were 56% more likely to report loneliness than those without. As a … Continue reading Loneliness and Disability