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13 Reasons Why: Mixed Feelings

You’ve probably heard about or seen ’13 Reasons Why’ – this post will be full of spoilers. It’s a Netflix show about a girl called Hannah who commits suicide. She leaves tapes for people to listen to, they detail all the people who hurt her leading up to the suicide. There’s been a lot of… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why: Mixed Feelings

about me · mental health · Uncategorized

24 Years, 24 Life Lessons

I turned 24 years old yesterday so I thought I’d do something a bit different and share with you 24 life lessons that I have learnt so far. It does not matter what other people think of you. You cannot be liked by everyone. Good people do bad things. The friends you have will change… Continue reading 24 Years, 24 Life Lessons

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What I Have Been Reading

Been a while since I wrote one of these posts but I have read so many amazing books recently that I want to share my thoughts on. Remember, you can keep up to date with what I’m reading on GoodReads. So Sad Today – Melissa Broder Have you seen the @sosadtoday Twitter account? I hadn’t… Continue reading What I Have Been Reading

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Brussels

I went on a trip to Brussels at the end of March with my partner; I wanted to share some photos and things I’d recommend doing if you visit! The city is beautiful, especially in the sunshine. If you want a lovely view of the city, head to Mont des Arts. There’s usually a waffle van… Continue reading Brussels

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International Women’s Day: 5 Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

It’s International Women’s Day – a chance to celebrate women and more importantly, to continue talking about the issues which women face every day. An important thing to do if you care about women’s experiences and improving them is to educate yourself. This is particularly the case for men but also women. This is because… Continue reading International Women’s Day: 5 Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

eating disorder · eating disorders · mental health · mental illness · Uncategorized

Eating Disorders: Fooling Myself

Today marks the end of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. I haven’t really posted much about how I’m doing with my eating disorder over the past couple of years so felt like it was time to give a little update on where I am on my ‘recovery journey’. I first developed disordered eating at the… Continue reading Eating Disorders: Fooling Myself

mental health · mental illness · relationships · Uncategorized

Sometimes I Need More

A bunch of mental health campaigns at the moment are focusing on the need for people to check in with their friends, to ask them how they are and that’s really good. The necessity comes from the fact that we often get caught up with our own lives and do not always want to hear… Continue reading Sometimes I Need More