I've often wondered what I would have turned out like had I not had mental health issues throughout my life. It's safe to say that my problems didn't begin to surface until I was 11 (back in ye olden days of 2004), but we all go through so much 'growing up' during our teenage years,… Continue reading Who Would I Be If I Had A Good Brain?
At the best of times, one of my most noticeable mental health triggers is physical contact with people. I dislike being touched on the shoulder, or being brushed past. On a bad day, when this has happened multiple times already, I will make a noise like a strangled cat when touched on the arm. Sometimes,… Continue reading Anxiety/Sensitivity/Depersonalisation Coping Tips for the Festive Season
TRUTH TIME. I've always wanted my blog to be a fashion one, ever since I was 15, my friends have been telling me to start one. Back then, I was a tiny little size 8 and I don't know why I didn't. This past year, as I've started and maintained and grown this blog, there's… Continue reading Clashing Prints: A Short Guide
A few months ago, I was mindlessly scrolling through Twitter, when I came across the funniest blog post by @amandajaaayne about her past make-up mistakes. I related to so many of them, and absolutely loved her idea. She kindly gave me permission to write my own post on the same topic, but I think it’s… Continue reading 5 Teenage Make-Up Blunders
Where would we be without the monthly deluge of Favourites blog posts at the beginning of every month? BORED, that’s for sure. I don’t know about you, but Favourites posts are my favourites ones both to read others and write my own. The only time I’ll watch a Zoella video is when it’s her monthly… Continue reading November Favourites
I don't think anybody can deny that there's been a real shift towards gender equality this year. Not massively, but subtly. Whilst we still haven't convinced the concrete misogynists to change their tone, what we have gained is a stronger voice. As recently as the Weinstein scandal last month, women have spoken loudly and clearly,… Continue reading Brand New Bad-Ass Female Empowerment Books #GIRLPOWER
This week has probably been one of the worst of my life. I have shelled out over £200 of my own money (plus some of my parents), seen two consultant psychiatrists (as the first one was an absolute idiot) and received my diagnosis I so desperately wanted (see my last post). In fact, I've had… Continue reading Label