Laura Burton is a 29 year old writer who gave me the honour of reading and reviewing her first fiction novel, "Love Me, Crazy." In her spare time Laura writes poetry for bereaved families and runs her own blog on daily life and mental health. This novel is a first in a series of "Love … Continue reading Love Me, Crazy: Book Review
Imagine carrying a really heavy backpack that you can't put down and having to walk up hill with it. Depression is a heavy weight that consumes every aspect of your life. Your relationships, your work, your social life. Everything is consumed by this heavy weight and it feels like there is no escape from it. … Continue reading What is it like to have Depression?
This blog post is for those who don't really know me and would like to know a bit about the person behind this blog. This is why I've chosen to tell you all 10 facts about me. This is sort of giving me flashbacks to those awkward High School ice breakers where we all had … Continue reading 10 facts about me
Mental illness is something that can consume your day to day life and before long you feel trapped in your illness and you wonder, when did this start? Could I have noticed warning signs of my mental health deteriorating? It is also useful to keep an eye out for friends and their mental health as … Continue reading Recognising early signs of mental illness
One thing that has such a damaging stigma surrounding it is taking medication for your mental health. I'm sick of seeing posts like, "Pills aren't medication, nature is!!!" with some picture of a forest. I do like nature and I do think that being outside does help me sometimes, but what about the times when … Continue reading Lets Talk Meds!
Okay so I wasn't going to post about this (due to crippling self doubt) but after some support from my amazing friends, I am honoured to announce that I'm nominated for the 2019 UK Blog Awards under the Mental Health category. You can vote for me here There are loads of amazing blogs that are … Continue reading UK Blog Awards 2019
Hi everyone! This post is a bit different from my usual posts but I haven't really been as active on my blog as I would like to be due to various things such as uni work, actual work and low motivation. But I'm starting to manage my time a bit better and should hopefully start … Continue reading Life update: 13th November 2018