It's the penultimate day of Mental Health Awareness Week and I'll have to admit, I've been fairly inactive all week. Life has most certainly got in the way but I'm okay with that because it's all part of recovery! Today I ventured to Newry (home of my favourite coffee shop and Primark) with my parents, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week #2
It's strange having a week dedicated to raising awareness of mental health. It's sad that we have to have a week dedicated to raising awareness of mental health. Despite the fact that mental health is talked about so much more nowadays, it still isn't talked about enough. It hasn't become a normal part of conversations … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week #1
Cat cafes, dog cafes, cafes that solely sell cereal; the list of specialist cafes is ever growing but unfortunately none of these places exist in Northern Ireland (standard). However, we do now have a board game café! Recently opened on the Upper Newtownards Road, Jack Straws is Belfast's only board game café, one which boasts 400+ boards … Continue reading Jack Straws: The Board Game Café
Last night with work, I got to visit New Life City Church in Belfast where charity RUTH, Raising Up The Hurting, meet once a month with all kinds of people who have fallen on hard times. I met people who lived in hostels, lived on the streets and people who had managed to get back … Continue reading What Are You Thankful For?
Until lately, I've never had a positive opinion about my body. I've always felt uncomfortable with my body and that's largely my fault. I've had a crazy couple of years health and weight wise so I thought I'd blog a little bit about it to keep myself accountable, motivated and to let people know that … Continue reading Chunky But Still Funky
I haven't posted anything here since November. I could tell you some exciting reason why but it's mainly because I just couldn't be bothered. I 'fell out of love' with blogging. It was definitely an outlet for me when I was at my lowest but I just felt that I ran out of things to … Continue reading Lil Life Update
In October, I posted some of my favourite ways to 'self-care' which I believe is essential in taking care of your mental and physical health! I wrote about 4 (which you can read here) and decided to write about some more after being inspired by the #mentalhealthhr Twitter chat on Mondays at 8pm, hosted by the … Continue reading How I ‘Self-Care’ – Part 2