• Defined by

        At the start of August, I treated myself to a massage following the successful self care ritual I did at the end of February. A massage for me, is treatment for sciatica but also something relaxing that seems to do wonders for my anxiety during and after. Who knew having a stranger kneel

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  • The Irony of Privacy

    Question of the day: Can you be a private person and write a blog? Last year, I resumed chatting to a fella, yes a fella, who knew I even had communications with the opposite sex?. This fella and I were chit-chatting as you do. Who goes on a date when you spend weeks talking via

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  • A Lack of Self Love

      Being bullied for my looks when i was younger has 100% affected my self confidence as i’ve gotten older, that’s why I can’t take a compliment for life of me and constantly hate how i look.  I usually do not discuss topics that come up in a therapy session. I try to keep the

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  • Killing Eve: The Role of Fashion

    If you have a good memory or are an avid reader of this cornerstone of the internet, then you might remember my article last year about my favourite series at that moment in time, Killing Eve. I spoke about how much I loved the series first of all but gave you a bit by bit

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  • Are we Talking?

    I’m going to let you in on a secret, and no I’m not in a relationship or writing a sequel. One of those might be true, I’ll let you figure that one out for yourselves but the secret, let’s spill the beans. Back in January, I returned to therapy. Some of those around me, are

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  • 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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