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
Exactly a week ago, things couldn’t have been more different. I had woken up around 2 am in the morning on Sunday with the most extreme pains in my abdomen and that started to wrap around my lower back. It was unlike anything I had ever experienced before and that was what made this all … More Coping with the Unexpected
For me, this is not just a blog. This is a way of expressing my inner thoughts in the hope that you can relate to me more, and fill you with hope that you are not alone. Fair warning, this is a personal post so it may get a little deep at times. Okay, it … More Putting Yourself to the Test
If you know me well or follow me across social media, then you will definitely understand how passionate I am about my blog, and what it stands for. There is nothing more that I hope for out of producing all of the content that I create than to encourage others to love who they are, … More Vote for ‘The Growing Butterfly’ UKBA17