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Tried and Tested Tricks for Better Sleep!

A few weeks ago, I was struggling. Struggling with a capital STR. I was utterly exhausted because I wasn’t sleeping. I was having the most intense, horrific, and upsetting nightmares. Like, this wasn’t my usual anxiety dreams about being onstage and not knowing what show I’m in (fun as THEY are). These were like, properly terrifying, dark, violent shit. It meant I was waking up in the night with a panic attack, and then not wanting to fall back asleep in case the  ...

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What the F actually IS self care?

Do you ever feel like you can’t move without being bashed in the face by a trend? Like, a few years ago, everything was emblazoned with owls. Then pineapples. Then Cactuses. Now Flamingos are popping up all over the place. Who makes these decisions? (p.s definitely bought into all these trends. Our house is littered with copper and rose gold pineapple accoutrements.)  I notice it with phrases and lifestyle trends as well. We had ‘Clean Eating’ and lol look how well that  ...

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Older, Wiser.

**Trigger warnings- Anxiety, Depression, Self-Harm** The thing was, I had to take a breather from my blog. It’s always brought me so much joy, and to write about things when the going got tough was incredibly cathartic. But all of a sudden, it changed. Because, well, I changed. I’ve made no excuse for my brutal honesty about my mental health conditions in the past here on my little patch of the internet. When things have been terrible, I have written. It’s helped me make  ...

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What my Anxiety has Taught Me + a Mental Health Link Library

It’s World Mental Health Day today. Fitting really, that it falls on a day where I’ve had to work from home, purely because my anxiety is so bad I can’t face leaving the house. Yep, that’s right. The thought of walking out of my front door and having to interact with people and get on trains and smile and be okay in all the other millions of moments that make up a day was filling me with such fear, dread and panic that, well, I just would not have been any good to  ...

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