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Take a Selfie, Fake a Life

Take a Selfie, Fake a Life

By Nicola Anne I was chatting to a close friend of mine today, and she mentioned to me that she was going through some mental health issues. I was genuinely…

Growing up with an undiagnosed illness

Growing up with an undiagnosed illness

By Enjoythej0urney There was a mental illness present in my life years before my eating disorder ever took hold. My parents thought I just had some quirks, kids at school…

Talking to a friend

Talking to a friend

By Anonymous Life is hard – that’s just the way it is. But it’s also up to us to make the best of it that we can…

The first therapy meeting

The first therapy meeting

By Cat Davis My school’s counselling service is pushed to the back and most depressing corner of the student health centre. I find myself there, quite unamused by the…

This is Me

This is Me

By Elyse Hall So this is something new that I’m trying out. Blogging. Specifically I want to blog about my life, my PTSD recovery, my mental health journey and…

Keeping to Myself

Keeping to Myself

By Anonymous A common fear I face is talking about almost anything to others, especially when it’s a sensitive topic. Even just asking where something is, or admitting…

Like a loud room

Like a loud room

By Pablo Grajeda I’ve been diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and this is how I describe my anxiety. Everything starts with me in a completely dark room…

A Letter To My Younger Self

A Letter To My Younger Self

By Marcelle McManus Sitting here in the car, going back to reality, I’m thinking of all the things I would have loved to tell my younger self. Like, Marcelle…

*Trigger Warning* Living with Depression within Borderline Personality Disorder!

*Trigger Warning* Living with Depression within Borderline Personality Disorder!

By Lisa Why do I keep eating? I want to die, Why do I keep drinking? I want to die Why do I go on? I want to die. My…

13 Reasons Why… does it glorify suicide or start a much needed conversation

13 Reasons Why… does it glorify suicide or start a much needed conversation

Much has been said since the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why aired. For those who have missed it this series follows the story of Hannah, a girl in an American…