Christmas is a stressful time of year for many and even more so for those who suffer with mental illness. I know that I’ve been struggling with my anxiety and low mood, so I thought I’d share some tips with you all of things that help me feel more festive. Spend time with family and… Continue reading Feeling festive with mental illness
It’s PEANUT BUTTER JELLY TIME!!!! Seriously though, it really is. Today I’ll be showing you two gorgeous looks with the amazing Peanut Butter and Jelly palette by Too Faced. I got this palette as a birthday gift and fell in love with it. It looks good, it feels good, it smells good and it even… Continue reading Makeup Looks: Too Faced’s ‘Peanut Butter and Jelly’ Palette
Communication is key. We know this. This is something that is repeatedly said to us through our lives. In school we are taught to talk to others, to work as a team, to tell our teacher if we have a problem. In relationships we know that communication is one of the most important aspects. All… Continue reading The importance of talking
I’m back. Well kind of. Just a short and sweet post today, but I’ve missed blogging and I feel like I need it as an escape from uni work and my jobs. I’ve decided to blog again but this time without the pressure. Posting will likely be sporadic, but I’m hoping to get in one… Continue reading I’m back….
So I got a tattoo, my first ever tatto and I couldn’t be happier. The experience I had was amazing so I really wanted to blog about it. So without further ado, here it goes! I’ve wanted a tattoo for years. I’ve always known that I’d get one one day and always had a few… Continue reading Getting inked: my first tattoo experience
I love having friends. My friends have got me through so much and I feel extremely lucky to have such a supportive bunch. Can you remember your first friend? I can. I can remember all the friends I had in nursery. I’m not friends with them now but if I see them I do say… Continue reading The importance of friends
Twitter has recently been inundated with tweets about mental health, sparked by an ignorant and uneducated fool who claims that mental illnesses ‘are not hard’ and that sufferers should just ‘get a grip’ and try ‘going for a walk’. This followed a Twitter conversation (the Twitter chat #TalkMH) about seeking help for mental illness which… Continue reading Why I can’t ‘just go for a walk’….
Lots of people don’t like change. This is something I’ve realised this summer. I’ve changed. I’ve changed pretty dramatically over the past few months. I’ve become more socially, politically and ethically aware. I’ve become more aware of vibes, the Law of Attraction and the idea of karma. I’ve decided to love myself more, and for… Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes
In school, we get a basic sex education, right? You have a lesson on periods at the end of primary school, through high school you might have the odd lesson on STI’s and how to avoid them (always use a condom, kids), you might even watch your teacher put a condom on a fake penis… Continue reading Breaking the Taboo of Sex
Today’s post is going to be a bit of a different one. It’s a bit of fun amidst all my mental health and sex posts. As you are all probably aware (at least my fellow UK citizens), Autumn is almost upon us (YAY). September is nearly here which means that pretty soon shops will start… Continue reading Autumn lovin’ had me a blast….