Posts in Mental Health
4 Things I Learned About Mental Health from 13 Reasons Why

I have just finished watching the second series of 13 Reasons Why. It is a controversial show as some say it glorifies mental illness and suicide. I, however, think it is a great show, it truly delves deep into the truth about mental illness and how our actions can impact peoples lives. It highlights the fact that many people were not aware of what she was going through. This show really opened my eyes and made me think more about mental illness. here is what I learned.

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How To Nurture Your Body & Feed Your Mind

Essentially our bodies are just vessels, but how we treat our physical bodies reflects on our souls. If you don't take care of your body your mind won't be at it's best. I wanted to explore what we can do with each of our senses to start letting in more joy and to take care of ourselves deeply. Our minds are our most important asset, to live a completely fulfilled life we want our minds to be at their best so here are a few things to help treat your body and heal your mind. 

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Blaming Yourself

We have all been through times in our lives where we have made bad decisions. Or sometimes things have happened out of our control but we still blame ourselves. I have carried these mistakes with me for so long over the years. But you know what? I am done with it. I am going to share with you ways to stop blaming yourself and finally be free to start truly working on your future and building a life with no regret.

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Dealing With Loneliness (& How I Am Working to Overcome It)

I think we can all go through bouts of loneliness in our lives, some will last for a few moments in a particularly isolating situation and others can last years when you feel you have no one to turn to. I think more people than we realise are dealing with loneliness and it is something that needs to be spoken about. It isn't a nice feeling at all and could possibly lead to depression, which is not a good mix when you feel so alone. 

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How Getting Engaged Has Affected my Mental Health

If you are not aware, I have struggled with depression since being a teenager, hitting my lowest point in 2014/15. Also in the last few years I have developed anxiety. Now lately I have been getting a lot better, I believe I no longer suffer with depression but my anxiety can flair up at any time without warning. I get anxious about my past, about what other people think of me, about talking to people and how I am perceived. I also get anxiety watching other people's dreams come true when I am struggling to place myself within this world. 

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