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Road to Recovery: Falling Behind?

I am the one thing in life I can controlI am inimitable I am an originalI’m not falling behind or running lateI’m not standing stillI am lying in wait – Wait for It, Hamilton I never thought I’d find inspiration about recovery in the Hamilton soundtrack. And yet. This song, Wait for It (lyrics above), […]

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Prioritize Self-Care By Prioritizing You!

I really really really want to be the person who invests in themselves. Because after all that is what self-care is at root. It’s recognizing that you deserve to be a priority. But why does it have to be so hard? More and more I’m realizing that the specter of self-care becomes another reason to […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week: Missing Voices

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week which means that more than ever people will be shining the light on young people’s mental health. The theme this year is called Finding Your Brave. Whilst we should all be raising awareness of children’s mental health throughout the year, this is a great time to get the conversation going. […]

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Never Enough: An Exercise Saga

It’s never enough, never, never, never enough, never, never….this seems to be a constant refrain in life. But I’m not just talking about the Greatest Showman soundtrack, although I could – I totally could. I’m talking about exercise and the amount of information I feel like I’m drowning in. There are too many should s […]

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Anxiety (Disorder): What’s the Difference

Anxiety disorder seems to have become the acceptable or at least palatable face of mental illness. For many it is becoming easier to talk about a diagnosis of anxiety. As it should be. We are (finally) becoming a society where discrimination, in some cases, is lessening. But why is it particularly anxiety that is becoming […]

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My Phone Free Day

The other day I left my phone at home. I was about 10 minutes from my front door when I realised. I could have gone home to get it. My first reaction was to do exactly that. And then I thought, what if I don’t? What if I spend today without my phone? Here’s what […]

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