A Pocket Self-Care Guide

I had plans to write a different post today, but as it often does, life got in the way, and I couldn’t write the post that I had wanted to. Instead, this post came out of a frustrated afternoon when my joints had given up on me, and in a bout of anger, I succumbed […]

Routines… are shit.

Many therapists and doctors will tell you that routine is an important part of recovery for someone with depression/a mood disorder. Yet it doesn’t take a genius to know that for a student, routine is pretty much a made up concept. Especially for an unemployed humanities student on holiday (sigh). It’s difficult, therefore, to maintain […]

Content Warning: Please Use Caution.

CONTENT WARNING: Self Harm. A friend asked me today how my writing was going, because it had been a while. Honestly, I’ve been struggling for motivation, but now I feel that I have to push myself to write this post. I’ve wanted to write this for ages, but it’s a difficult thing for me to […]

My neurotransmitters don’t work

I’m writing this post as a distraction from the pile of work I have left to complete before I’ll be on holiday – after all of my friends from home are getting ready to head back to their respective uni’s for the summer term. For the second year in a row, I have struggled between […]

Addict and Unashamed

First up, a disclaimer that the title of this post is an exaggeration, and does not discuss topics on serious addiction (though if that’s something you want to hear about, do please ask and I will write it). Due to a series of unfortunate events (who else is loving that show btw???), I lost my […]

Selfish Liberation > Judgement

For nearly 3 years now – *panics that 3 years have somehow passed* – I have decided not to shave my head again, or have a drastically shorter hair cut, because I felt that I owed my fundraising supporters something. For some, ridiculous reason, I thought that people would judge me for doing it again […]