I Don’t Want to Be Anything

I Don’t Want to Be Anything

For as long as I can remember, I've had this ultimate goal: be successful. In whatever I want to do. As long as I made it to the top, it didn't matter what it was. I'd dream about the day I finally get to be a winner. That goal pushed me to work harder; but [...]

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

TW: Eating disorders Today's post is a guest post from Prickly Pineapples: A health, wellness, vegan, and recovery site with the goal to call out diet culture BS. Having an eating disorder that's not anorexia is isolating because you’re on your own. That's not to say that people with bulimia and anorexia have it easier, because they don’t. [...]

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]

The Mental Health Benefits of Scrapbooking*

The Mental Health Benefits of Scrapbooking*

*This is a sponsored post Last year I wrote about creative outlets for managing mental health. I wanted to expand on one of the hobbies listed, as it’s a personal interest of mine and something I definitely want to explore more. I first heard about scrapbooking from Parks and Recreation, and my first thought was [...]

October 2019 Round Up

October 2019 Round Up

October has felt like a really long month. Normally I'd be happy about this - Autumn is my favourite season and sometimes it seems to go by too quickly to really enjoy it. But I've been struggling with my mental health this month. There's been lots of tears and stress and worrying throughout October as [...]