#TalkMH Meet | A Post on Gratitude

Hello! This weekend we had #TalkMH meet up in London. I don’t really know where to start I guess I feel kind of mixed. I feel extremely happy to have met such wonderful people, but I also feel a bit sad, too. I feel a bit sad that I couldn’t give everybody what I feel they deserve. Don’t get me wrong, it was a great day. Meeting everybody and talking… View Post

A Note on Doors

(TW: Trauma) (I think this is going to be a jumbled brain dump) We all have our very own door. Behind it is a complex construction of our emotions, thoughts, feelings, memories, chemicals that all make up our brains. Brains are both fragile and resilient; heavy and light; clear and foggy. Sometimes, all at the same time. But above all else, brains are powerful. They remember. Particularly when it comes… View Post

The Anxiety Solution by Chloe Brotheridge

Firstly I just have to mention how pretty this book is. As soon as I saw it I knew it was going to be my kind of thing. Pastels, white, gold, it’s just so beaut. In a recent post I wrote about learning to work with my brain instead of against it, and learning to be compassionate towards myself. This book supports and encourages exactly that, and there’s a particular… View Post

Finding the Right Treatment 

I’ve wanted to write this for a while but I think I need to be careful in doing so, so I was a bit cautious. Then, last week’s #TalkMH chat was based on mental health services and made me want to write it even more, so I’m going to do so and try to be as mindful as possible. I want to stress the importance of finding the right treatment… View Post

To My Brain

Hello brain. You are a clever thing. Troubled, young, but clever. Life has been tough on you from a very young age, I know that. What I didn’t realise is that you always got the brunt of it. We pay so much attention to physical damage and health, but you too have been overwhelmed, overworked and overexposed. For a long time I worked against you and for that I am… View Post