Finally… let the festivities begin! It’s all fun & games until you blink and *whoops* it’s already the 20th December, you haven’t even finished Christmas shopping (never mind wrapping them) & you feel the ever-increasing pressure to get everything perfect. After all, the lady down the street looks so organised & annoyingly calm as she posts… Read More RULES FOR KICKING ASS
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
The word ‘recovery’ seems to get thrown around everywhere. A few years ago if someone asked me what ‘recovery’ meant I would say ‘not poorly any more’- but recently I’ve changed my mind.
‘Self-care’. Although it may sound easy, it’s not. Self-care can actually be really difficult, to do something purely for you. Not for anyone else. Not because you are getting something from it. Just for your own well-being. Often we are stuck at the starting block not knowing which way to run which is why writers,… Read More A SELF-CARE WORKBOOK
I’m almost sure you will have seen the semi-colon symbol somewhere on social media. Jewellery, drawings and even tattoos. So, if you don’t already know, this is what it’s all about… Project Semi-Colon was founded in 2013 by a lady named Amy Bleuel. Unfortunately she had personal experiences of bullying, suicide, self-harm, addiction, abuse… Read More PROJECT SEMI-COLON
Uh-oh! She wants to talk about mental health again. Well, why shouldn’t we? I hate that a stigma remains in society surrounding the topic of ‘mental health’. Lack of knowledge and understanding has lead to the mumbling of uneducated voices when they see or hear about something unfamiliar to them. We are all different, have… Read More LETS TALK MENTAL HEALTH