Hey, November!

Good morning everyone! Here we are...it's November! Can you believe how fast this year is going?! To kick off the month, here are some mental health tips and pointers for November. Stay warm, feel good and take care ❤ It's getting cold - so wrap up! Although it's fairly obvious to wrap up warm when the…

I’m on BBC Radio 4 Tonight for Mental Health!

Hi folks! Here's a quick reminder that I'll be on the radio this evening at 9pm (GMT)! It's for a new series of 'All in the Mind' for BBC Radio 4 with Claudia Hammond, which will be discussing teenage mental health here in the UK. There is increased awareness of mental health, as we have…

#GirlsAttitudes – Mental Health in Young People

So the survey is out from Girl Guiding here in the UK, and the results are absolutely astonishing. They have found that almost half of girls here in the UK have suffered with a mental health problem (you can read the published survey here). I can't put into words how I feel about the results…

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…

Why Talking about Mental Health is Mega Important

Mental health is still surrounded with that grey cloud of stigma and misunderstanding. I get it, but I cannot get my head around it either, it's 2015! Just because you cannot see it, does not mean that it is not there. Plus, mental health effects everyone. So why doesn't everyone talk about it? It can be hard…

Mental Health Attitudes Are Improving!

Slowly but surely attitudes are changing for the better. Time to Change launched it's findings from the National Attitudes to Mental Illness survey. The survey shows that people are becoming more understanding of people with mental health issues. Nine in ten people (91%) agreed that we need to have a more tolerant attitude towards people with…

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…