Since the last post, there has been a lot of deliberation over what decision I would come to as there is so much to take in with the choices that I am going to be making. Not only am I toying with the possibility of pulling the plug on the whole social media/blogging industry, I … More Why I Chose to Follow My Heart | Social Media Vs Real Life, Part. 2
We are all human beings, regardless of our gender, ethnicity or sexuality. Yet despite all of that being true, there is still so much prejudice and discrimination against mental health when it comes to who you are. What strikes me as the most alarming thing about this issue, is that there are so many boys … More Men, Boys and Eating Disorders
You spend so much of your life sleeping (around 26 years!), yet I can guarantee most of you reading this will not know much about what is actually happening when you get in your usual forty winks. In all fairness, I didn’t have much prior knowledge as to what really takes place, mainly because when … More What Happens When We Sleep?
It has been over a month since I started working at The Body Shop and I can honestly say that I am so happy to have found this job! Even though there as always been a part of me that stands up for equality, fair trade, ethical practices and animal rights, I have never felt so … More Forever Against Animal Testing
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