By now you will have heard, read about or watched the international phenomenon that has been ’13 Reasons Why’ that is on Netflix (if not, seriously where have you been?). Even though you most likely know what it is about, I think it is appropriate to give a brief summary of the series in order for … More 13 Reasons Why |The Hard Truth
So far this year there has been a flood of coverage for the awareness of mental health, and for good reason. Recently Mental Health Foundation commissioned NatCen conducted a survey of 2,290 people from across England, Scotland and Wales to find out about the state of their mental health. The results provide strong evidence that … More MHAW 2017 | Survive or Thrive?
It seems that the buzz words for 2017 so far has been ‘mental health’ and with extremely good reason. With documentaries across all of the TV channels, the international phenomenon that has been ’13 Reasons Why’ and the launch of the Royal family’s new charity ‘Heads Together’, there has never seemed to be so much awareness … More Smile Against the Stigma
When I first made the decision to go to university, one of the next big choices I had to make was deciding which one I would go to. Given the fact that life had thrown so many obstacles in my way already, there was definitely even more of a reason to select the best place … More Studying the Mind |Wellbeing Week at Staffordshire University
Been meaning to write this post for a good while now, but ironically life has been hectic and stopped from me dedicating my spare time towards ‘The Growing Butterfly’ which isn’t something that I have been particularly happy about. However this year I have already discovered a whole new way of viewing things, and it … More Confessions of a Blogger
For those of you who think that Internation Women’s Day is just about being an extreme feminist and blasting out masculinity from the face of this Earth, you would be very wrong. Over these past few years, I have given more attention to detail about what it really means to be a fair feminist, honest … More Be Bold for Change | International Women’s Day 2017
From today, February 27th -March 5th it is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and as this is a subject very close to my heart so I hope to be able to share my own experiences throughout this week to help raise some awareness and hopefully give others hope that they too can recover. First of all, let’s just … More Early Intervention | EDAW 2017