But am I a real blogger?

I seem to be stuck in a bit of a blogging rut. I love blogging, I love the people I’ve met because of it, I’m grateful for the friends, support, awards, opportunities I’ve had, but I can’t help but feel like I’m not a real blogger. I don’t have the money for Gucci belts, new outfits every week, photoshoots for said new outfits every week, or to go brunching every… View Post

Making friends as a twenty-something

I’ve been thinking for a while about whether I actually wanted to write this post, but when I tweeted something earlier this week I noticed that a lot of people seemed to relate to my issue and decided it would therefore be worth writing. It’s really bloody hard to make friends (and socialise) as a twenty-something non drinker. Bit embarrassing to write really. But it seems like most people my… View Post

10 Thoughts I’ve Had Whilst Writing a Book

It’s safe to say that writing a book is hard work. It’s hard work for anyone, let alone when you’re writing about mental health. It’s an interesting process with lots of ups and downs. 1 Is this book-worthy? There’s so much stuff. Looking back over a twenty-one year period means that there’s a lot to cover, and I keep finding myself wondering if a lot of my life is actually… View Post

Date Night on a Budget

1 Go for a walk and talk to each other Although a little weather dependent, this is one of my favourite things to do. It actually comes from when I was struggling a lot with my mental health and my boyfriend would encourage me to walk with him, and I guess it’s something we just kept on doing. We sometimes meet after work to walk, and we walk most weekends.… View Post

My Guide to Mastering Mindfulness

I feel like the word ‘mindfulness’ is one that has been thrown around a lot lately and it seems like it’s everywhere you turn, but as far as I’m concerned, it is actually something worth thinking about. If you can find what works for you, it can be a really helpful in improving – and preserving – mental wellbeing. I’d definitely class myself now as somebody who is in recovery,… View Post