Well, it’s safe to say it’s been a bit of a month if it. I had already begun having a bit of an existential crisis about the end of college when two of the people nearest to me lost people who are extremely important to them. I know that it is possibly unusual to feel … More Grief, death and self care when nothing feels possible
Disassociation, and all it’s many variants and forms, is one hell of a complicated mental health issue. There are 5 types of disassociation, however it should be noted that these are not dissociative disorders, and are pretty natural in some situations such as just after a trauma or during a period of personal confusion. Disassociation … More disassociation 101
Mild depression, a funk, the mean reds, whatever you want to call it, we all get a bit mentally under the weather sometimes. I’ve been feeling this way all this week, and in an effort to help myself, and anyone else who’s struggling, I thought I would make a list of my 5 top ways … More 5 ways to help yourself out of a funk
Sleep hygiene is arguably one of the most important aspects of self care, as without a steady and reliable sleep pattern it is pretty easy to become sleep deprived, and, as i’m sure many of you will know, it is very hard to feel good or be productive when you are completely knackered! So, what … More Sleep hygiene- what, how and why?
Well, where to start? Self care is, to me at least, a fairly recent concept, but my god it has made a difference in the way I cope with everyday life. When I was going through a fairly severe patch of depression a few years ago, I tended to look after myself pretty poorly, I … More self care: where do I start?
When I was younger, I was constantly concerned with whether I was being the optimal version of myself, would my hair look better like this? what are the best shoes for my face shape? it was ridiculous. I spent probably at least 4 years in this state, trying to define myself, trying to create the … More The art of being authentic
Being introspective is great don’t get me wrong, but there comes a point when analyzing your every move can just become debilitating. I can easily slip into a cycle of worrying too much, analyzing every thought and action and essentially forgetting to live because i’m so busy trying to decide how my time would be … More Getting out of your own head; a list.