So I leave for Florida on Sunday morning! I can’t tell you how excited I am; I really need this holiday. I have bouts where I’m mega excited, and bouts of mad anxiety about the plane journey ha. I hate flying, and this will be the longest I’ve ever flown (9 hours), and I’m really… Continue reading Holiday!
I can’t believe what I watched unfold last night on social media, and the horror continues today. Bomb attack at the end of an Ariana Grande gig at the MEN Arena, a place we frequently go to gigs to see our idols and share a passion for music. A safe place of solidarity, like-minded people… Continue reading Manchester.
The last few weeks have been hell. Dealing with assignments, one after the other, with no time to waste. It’s been a struggle, but now I’m happy to say that they’re all done and submitted; the taught part has come to and end, and now, we move into the final part of the Masters course.… Continue reading Moving into the final part of my Masters
‘These things just don’t mean anything to these kids in this school: that’s what’s so frightening, and I’ve not been frightened in a school before. Not frightened by their violence, though that’s bad enough, but just by these unknown forces of character. These kids will just go on knocking off my pens for as long… Continue reading
I always have bad periods of insomnia. It normally hits me when I’m having a stressful time, and/or feeling particularly depressed or anxious. And I just cannot sleep. I’ll lie there running over every little detail in my life, getting unnecessarily worked up. My saving grace when this happens, is listening to ASMR videos. ASMR… Continue reading ASMR – What helps me through my insomnia: a tip for ‘surviving.’
Right now, I am not ashamed to admit that my mental health is a little on the downside, being in the muddy midst of deadlines and final projects and essays being due, I don’t feel as though I’m thriving at all. Uni work is draining me right now and it’s consuming me, consuming all my time and… Continue reading Surviving and Thriving
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place this week, 8th – 14th May, and this year’s theme is simply, surviving, or thriving? Mental Health Foundation states ‘Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This year, rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we will seek… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017