Day 1 of 365 Days of Self Care

Well, as this is the first day, I’m keeping it plain and simple. I had a long day at work, so treat myself to my favourite snacks, games and a film! I had quite a bit of motivation tonight, and started studying for my university modules I start in October. So now I can go to sleep happy and tired after a productive day! Day one of Self Care is done!

365 Days Of Self Care

While browsing aimlessly on Facebook, I came across a post by the Blurt Foundation from about a week ago, which invites people to take part in the #365daysofselfcare challenge. The idea is to do at least one thing for yourself to make you feel calm, safe or just simply happy every day. Now I’d love to give this a go. If I can love myself at least once a day for a year, I’m sure I can do it for an even longer period of time. Of course, this is a challenge. There are going to be days when I completely … Read more…

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016: You Don’t Have To Fight It Alone.

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW16) is between 16th and 22nd of May, and this year is following the theme of relationships Find out more about MHAW16 here: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week I am supporting MHAW16, especially because of this theme. When you have the support of friends and family, and have someone to turn to when you are struggling, it can make the road to recovery not so bumpy. A lot of mental illnesses make people feel isolated, and it can be difficult to know what is going on in your own mind. It can be even more difficult trying to explain these feelings … Read more…