Anxiety and University

Afternoon folks, hope you are all enjoying your week so far! If you've been following my blog a while, or have read my personal post over on Rethink and/or heard my broadcast on BBC Radio 4's All in the Mind concerning teenage mental health- you will know that during my first year at University, I struggled…

What is Mindfulness? Rad, I’m Telling Ya.

Good morning you. What a week, huh?! It's been a very humbling and gratifying kinda August for me I have to say. I've been writing more than ever, my article about going through anxiety has been published for Rethink Mental Illness, and Keep Real is becoming a very large garments & goods project with so…

My Graduation & My Next Journey

Good morning/afternoon/evening all you wonderful people! I have some fantastic news to share... I graduated from University yesterday!! I now have a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Counselling. It was such a beautiful day with family and friends. I am so proud of myself, my friends and family. To know I have such wonderful people…

Thought for the Day

We can't escape pain; we can't escape the essential nature of our lives. But we do have a choice. We can give in and relent, or we can fight, persevere and create a life worth living - Jacob Held We all have a choice on how to react and perceive situations. You have the power…

Mental Health Talk With Mind!

On Tuesday, I attended a Mental Health Talk co-hosted by Mind held in Leeds Town Hall, to help shape mental health concerning the NHS for the next five years.The Mental Health Taskforce will develop a five-year national strategy for mental health, covering all ages, to be published in the autumn. What an amazing day! So humbled…