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Road to Recovery: What It Means to Me

Some of you may know that I have a history of depression. And an ongoing relationship with anxiety (more here). Being in recovery means I’m learning to live with my past and balancing my relationship with the future. Sometimes I’m almost able to forget. I feel normal. Other times it’s an all too present presence […]

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Birthday Blues

It’s my birthday tomorrow and I find myself somewhat disillusioned. It crept up on me. The whole of December did to be fair. And yet, as my birthday has drawn near I’m moved between excitement and overwhelming ambivalence. The reasons for which I am still trying to work out but I think it goes something […]

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Top 10 Tips to Soothe Nausea

Nausea can feel like the bane of my existence. As many of you may know I have a history of anxiety. I talk about it quite a lot on this blog. Less of you may know that I also have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Both of these conditions can cause me to experience different levels of […]

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Stress: Management vs. Cure

I cannot overstate how glad I am that we are talking about stress more. I think it’s integral to our overall wellbeing. We know too much causes both physical and mental health problems. It’s a major health issue which we’re only just starting to address. Not a Cure Having said that the way we talk […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award: Blog Nominations

I was completely surprised and overwhelmed to find that my blog had been tagged on Twitter for The Sunshine Blogger Award. This award exists within the blogger community and is bestowed upon you by a fellow blogger. In my case the wonderful Keeping it Mindful had nominated me. As part of the award your nominator […]

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Lonely Millennials: Social Media to Blame

A new piece of research from Story Terrace (an organisation helping people tell their story) is asking us to get more in touch with each other. This call to action is based on findings that suggest millenials (those born 1981-1996) are most susceptible to mental illness due to loneliness. And social media is apparently to […]

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