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Instagram and Mental Health: My Experience.

I haven't used Instagram in about a year and a half and, honestly, I haven't looked back. I am not saying the social media app is inherently evil and that everyone should come off it at once, but this is my experience of life using and not using it. I had Instagram for a few… Continue reading Instagram and Mental Health: My Experience.

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Matt Haig Book Tour

On Sunday 14th April, I was lucky enough to go to Matt Haig's 'Notes on a Nervous Planet' tour! I have mentioned Matt Haig in previous blog posts and he is one of my favourite authors. I think the first book I read of his was 'The Humans', about an alien who is sent to… Continue reading Matt Haig Book Tour

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The Importance of Rest

I have been thinking recently about the work obsessed culture we live in. Working overtime is encouraged and romanticised, seizing every opportunity and always saying 'yes' is pushed. It doesn't end when we go home at 5pm - we are always so busy. Our social calendars are always full, we are constantly trying to make… Continue reading The Importance of Rest

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Mindfulness Changed My Life.

One of the key things that has genuinely significantly improved my mental health over the past few months has been mindfulness. I was skeptical at first, I'd give meditating a go, get frustrated, and write it off. After going on a 5 week course learning about mindfulness and practising with a group, I can honestly… Continue reading Mindfulness Changed My Life.

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Thank you, 2018.

2018 has been a year of huge significance for me. It may not look like it to outsiders, but so much has happened and I have learnt more than ever. Mental Health The biggest thing that has happened for me has been the improvements in my mental health, following some of the hardest times I… Continue reading Thank you, 2018.