Keepin’ Up or Keeping It Real?

Keepin’ Up or Keeping It Real?

Am I ‘keeping up’ or am I ‘keeping it real’? Priding myself on the brand I have created, has given me permission to explore its true meaning. Which one am I? This week I found out…

Retail & Mental Health

Retail & Mental Health

Every job comes with its trials and tribulations, but when you work in retail- you don’t really have the option to take time off during the busiest time of the year, or the option to not smile and have a bad day. So when your mental health is suffering, what options do you have?

Imposter Syndrome

Doubting yourself is part of growth. It depends on what situation I am in, but recently when it has been intimate/ small meetings I tend to seriously doubt why I should even be there. Why lil ol’ me? My body language shifts, I try cover up the adrenalin/ nerves/excitement as my body blushes and I’m […]

What’s Going On, Kim?

Before I begin, I want to say how my personal mental health has changed over the years. It has fluctuated in response to a multitude of events, grown through a variety of focuses and also stayed dormant through different phases. Note that every part of that sentence, is an accumulative of change. This is what […]

An Open Mental Letter

*TW: please note, if you are going through something currently with any mental health issue, be gentle with yourself and click away from this blog post. You may find it triggering (thoughts on anxiety/depression). Take a look at the carelines page here for support on Keep Real. Dear Friends, Despite a lot of good things […]

Noticing When You’re Struggling

Sometimes, when we’re battling through and going about our every day activities, our struggles can slip under and go undetected. So how do we know when we are struggling? 

Hi, I’m kimmykeepreal: Let’s Start Fresh

A lot has changed since then; the rapid flow of life, an evolution of decisions and challenges just seemed to happen…and happen fast.

Top 5 Coping Strategies: THE VIDEO

Hey y’all it’s been a while aint it?! Well, I started the whole YouTube channel and I am humbled to say in the 4 weeks I’ve had it, over 60 of you have subscribed! Holy moly! I’ll be doing as many posts as I can (with better transitions and yorkshire style outtakes). If you love […]

Mental Health Is A Part Of Us All- Yes, Us All!

We have physical health, and we have mental health. It should be quite simple, right? Well, it feels like common sense- that our health is us as a whole, that we need to take care of our bodies and minds as one. Then how come mental health isn’t spoken about as much? Sometimes our mental […]

Free Mental Health Apps

I previously posted a review on my Best Mental Wellness Apps, but I’ve been researching and collecting all sorts of information for my important presentation on Monday. Sooooo, I found two more wonderful bits of technology that can really help some folk out. I thought I’d quickly share them with you. And free too! Even […]