Why I’ve decided to do a degree

If you’ve read my blog for a while or follow me on social media you may know that I often joke about being late to the party with stuff. All the time. Whether it be TV shows, films, trends, anything. I’m the type of person who saw the hype of Ricky Jervais’ After Life, took no notice of it, watched it a year later than everyone else and sobbed my… View Post

How to talk about mental illness in job interviews

Well this is an interesting one. Earlier this year I did a lot of job hunting. I job hopped quite a bit and couldn’t settle (much to the disapproval of others) but the good thing is that I interviewed a lot. Like, a lot. Now the thing with openly managing a blog that is primarily about mental health, and then later publishing a book on the subject, is that it… View Post

5 Tips for Easier Job Hunting

Ahh, job hunting. Anyone else find it super stressful? Well as I’ve done a fair bit of it lately, I thought I’d put together a list of some of the things that helped me to remain (a bit) sane whilst trying to find the right role. Work out your priorities and know exactly what you want from your jobIf you know what makes you happy at work, it’s easier to… View Post

Freelancing didn’t work out – and I’m fine with it

I’ve rewritten this post a few times. It’s not often that I do that, but I just felt that things weren’t coming out how I wanted. To be blunt, things have been a bit shit. I thought that freelancing could be the making of me. I went into it feeling excited and passionate and for a while I felt like it could be the best decision I’d ever made, and… 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