• Invisible Illness: ME Awareness Week 2019

    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) is a long-term (chronic), fluctuating, neurological condition that causes symptoms affecting many body systems, more commonly the nervous and immune systems. M.E. affects an estimated 250,000 people in the UK, and around 17 million people worldwide. I’ve lived with ME/CFS, for 2 years. Yes, time flies when you’re tired and not feeling

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  • Impostor Syndrome: The Millennial Crisis

    Yesterday, I took the day off work and it was glorious; massage and a manicure was definitely what was needed with my sciatic hip giving me jip but in between my activities, I flicked onto This Morning where there was an Irish lady declaring that she believed mental illness and poor mental health was being

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  • Self Care Saturdays

    Self-Care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness. In my first weeks of attending therapy again, my new therapist asked the question ‘do you have any self-care rituals? At the time, I said, yeah totally,

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  • Entering the Discomfort Zone

    The discomfort zone. The sentence, title and line that up till last September-ish time, I’d never heard of. Until, I listened to Farah Storr, the Editor in Chief of Cosmo on the Emma Guns podcast talk about it. She spoke on it so powerfully that it motivated me to the point that I begun to

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  • Get a Grip Keira

    Quick question, did you watch Cinderella and Little Mermaid as a child? Answer will no doubt be, yes or yas! Of course you did, most of us spent our young lives watching these animations yet Keira Knightley is banning her daughter Edie from watching these two iconic animations. Why? Well let’s discuss. For all disclaimer,

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  • YOU: The Reality of Social Media

     If Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars and Killing Eve were mixed together and they had a television baby, the new series on Netflix, You would be Christened as this television baby. I binge watched it over the Christmas period. No surprise really there.  The series has been claimed to leave those who watch it unable

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  • New Year. New Me.

    Happy New Year to you, I write this from the past and no I’m not signing up to be the new Doctor Who anytime soon, but you know, with that it brings me onto New Year’s Resolutions and why this year, I’m planning them and why I want to actually stick to them and see

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  • The 2018 Review

    I’m not going to make out that this year has been the worst or even the lowest because that isn’t authentic neither is it true. This year has come with it some real highs but it has also come with it some real lows. January, should always be the month that stands out for me

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