On Feeling Like You’re Not Getting Anywhere

The Lowdown Everything in my life is going pretty well right now, so why does it feel like I’m just not getting anywhere? Personally things are going better than they have in a while and emotionally I’ve been feeling ok. I’ve been really happy over the last few weeks! Some positive changes are happening and I’m getting some really good… View Post

Nobody Likes You When You’re 23/An Open Letter

It’s starting to become a habit to write an open letter on your birthday. You wrote one last year, but didn’t publish it. You didn’t really know what you were trying to say. A lot has happened in the past two months. You got really hurt by someone you loved, got diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and are preparing to… View Post

AD | 4 Ways I Practice Self-Care

Self-care means a lot of different things to different people. Mental health charity Mind describe self-care as techniques and lifestyle changes which help manage the symptoms of many mental health problems. To me, it’s simply taking the time to myself to do things which I enjoy and which make me feel good about myself. I decided to share a few… View Post

An open letter to no-one, really.

Two years ago today, I started the rest of my life. It was a beautiful day, even I could see that. You can too. I ventured on a journey that day, physically and emotionally, but it was a journey for the better. That’s what I thought then. This time a week ago, I was preparing a celebration of how fair… View Post

An open letter to my 20 year old self on my 21st birthday

It’s your 21st birthday today. Congratulations, you made it this far. Do you remember when you were in secondary school and you thought that even though it really sucked, soon you’d be at university and you’d be happy? For a while, you were. University was one of the best times of your life, coupled with some of the worst mistakes… View Post