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Living Your Best Life

This seems to be an all too common phrase at the moment. But what does ‘living our best life’ mean? What does it look like in practice? I’m sure I’m not the only one wondering this. When I think about this elusive concept I think I’m meant to feel inspired. Sometimes I feel up to […]

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Making Sense of Senseless Hatred

I woke up to a world gone mad. The day seems grey and overcast, there’s a heaviness in the air. I see people on the street and wonder how they can be okay. I probably look okay as I go about my job. No-one can see my brain screaming how? or why?. My mind isn’t […]

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Model Behaviour: Royal Support for Mental Health

When you go offline for a few days you can miss a lot. Usually catching up with the news is a study in societal and inidivdual failure. It makes for a bleak read. Consequently I was pleasantly surprised to find a glimmer of hope shining through. Today the news was dominated with articles surrounding various […]

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Suicide on the Rise: It’s Not Okay

Reading the newest data on suicide released by the Office of National Statistics the rise in female suicide shocked me. Although I am all too aware of current suicide statistics, it’s the biggest killer in men under 45 and a young person attempts suicide approx. every 20 minutes, I had at least hoped that the […]

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Give a Penny: Kindness Strikes Again

For once a news story put a smile on my face. It was an example of pure kindness which I believe we see too little of in this world. Too often our kindness is directed by others or motivated by external factors. We want to look good or feel good – I’m not saying that’s […]

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Depression Daze #3: Fade Away

Sitting in the back garden at night, tears running down my cheeks, I was the poster girl for pathetic. For the life of me I couldn’t tell you what started it. All I knew was I felt utterly alone in my feelings. Trying to explain them to others would make no sense. They made no […]

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