It’s World Alzheimer’s Day. It takes place on the 21st September every single year. A day to unite the Nation against Dementia, raise awareness and work together to overcome barriers and struggles that people with Dementia may face daily. There are over 50 million people world wide living with Dementia. This day encourages us to… Read More Could you be a Dementia Friend?
In December/ January I wrote a post about my interview for the graduate job that I have recently started. My final year at university whizzed by and quick as a flash I am here, settling in to my new job as a mental health nurse. The sense of pride is indescribable as you step foot… Read More NEW NURSE
I’m super excited to be writing on Kayleigh Rose’s blog. We have a couple of big things in common: a passion for mental health, and mental health nursing as a chosen career. When I first became a nurse, mental illness was something that happened to other people. I cared about those people and was passionate… Read More ASHLEY PETERSON: BREAKING BARRIERS AS A MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Starting the conversation about mental health, whether that be with someone with a diagnosis or someone with no experience of mental illness at all, opens up the opportunity to reduce stigma & discrimination. This is something I feel so passionately about & feel as though should have already been achieved in the year of 2018.… Read More START THE CONVERSATION
For the past 3 months I have been using Harmony Life HAIR JAZZ products to give my dull, over-dyed hair some life. From the amount of people raving about these products all over my Instagram feed I was expecting big things. This is what I have to say…
One thing that I can almost guarantee everyone has experienced is low confidence and self-esteem in some form. Granted, some of us are blessed with the ability to see our strengths & be continuously positive about all we are- however, for the majority, we are more than likely to have days where we just can’t… Read More BODY IMAGE
First of all, let me start by saying Happy Mothers Day to each & every one of you magical human beings & thank you for all you do for us. I wanted something different & special this year- luckily Baker Days were there to lend me a helping hand.