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mental health

Getting dumped sucks

After gathering up all my courage and finding a therapist to talk to, 3 sessions later I was feeling optimistic. Talking is not my thing. I am not a talker. I’m an emotion eater. I’m a feeling swallower. I eat my feelings until they…

Friday, 20 October 2017
I quit social media
mental health

On quitting social media

I deleted my Twitter and my Instagram accounts. Poof. All my “hard worked for” followers gone. I definitely “miss” some people but I just couldn’t do it anymore. I spent too much time venting about random stuff on Twitter, editing photos, posting photos, advertising…

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
mental health

How Prince Harry made me go to therapy

Last year the BBC did a brilliant documentary series called Mind over Marathon where people with various mental health struggles are challenged to train for and run the London Marathon.  As someone who knows how much running helps with a brain that’s a bit…

Monday, 9 October 2017
mental health

Can you cure depression by eating ‘right’?

Four years ago when I ended my parenting blog and started this one, I was going to cure my depression by eating right and exercising. I was convinced that it would be doable, after all it was (is) the age of all kinds of…

Sunday, 8 January 2017