Life Lately

Been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve been wanting to write a blog post for weeks but I haven’t had the opportunity – or motivation, to be honest – to sit and properly think about what I have to say. The truth is that I don’t have much to say at all. I find myself feeling like a fraud somewhat, having a mental health blog and being somebody that spent a… View Post

Five things I learnt very quickly after moving out

My most recent post gives an insight into how I was feeling just before I moved out of my parents’ house. Now, a week after the move, here are the things I’ve already learnt: 1 That sh*t is HARD. Change is hard. I knew that it would be a challenge for me as someone who is not only close to their parents, but also is effected by CPTSD. I felt… View Post

The one where the anxious girl moves out

Ever since I moved in with my dad at age four, I’ve been happy to keep it that way. I have known two types of home: the type I had before I lived with my Dad, and the type after. As I’ve started to understand how my brain has been working since then, I know that my understanding of life at four years old – and for a while after… View Post

On going freelance

Well. What a strange few weeks it has been. I have been freelance for twenty-five days. Not long – but I’ve learnt a lot so far. Making the jump was something that I thought long and hard over and tormented myself with: I knew what I wanted to do, I was just too scared to do it. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly and I had to think… View Post

Using social media to promote your blog

Social media made up 40% of my website referral traffic last year. My top referrer of all has been, and continues to be, Twitter. As someone who has worked in digital marketing for the last four years, I, of course, see the value in social media. When I first started my blog back in 2015, one of the first things I did was create new social accounts. If you want… View Post