Mental Health · Social

WEEKEND WRITE: Why It’s Important to Sometimes Force Yourself to Do Things

Ever been in a situation where you really want to do something but at the same time you'd rather not?  Or make plans for something that you were really up for but when the times come you've lost interested?  Or made plans on the basis of being perfectly fine, only to feel different on the… Continue reading WEEKEND WRITE: Why It’s Important to Sometimes Force Yourself to Do Things

Mental Health

THIS WEEKS FEATURE: Mental Health and It’s Role in Chronic Illness

Mental health problems are sneaky little symptoms of chronic illness that no one really talks about.  As if the knowledge that your health concern is not curable wasn't enough, living with the symptoms 24/7 can be very overwhelming, saddening and tough. Regardless of having a chronic illness, mental health problems are not really talked about… Continue reading THIS WEEKS FEATURE: Mental Health and It’s Role in Chronic Illness

Life · Mental Health

Managing Expectations When You’re Chronically Ill

Disappointment is a major part of chronic illness.  It is there when you're in the process of being diagnosed, going through treatment or management regimes and simply living with it. It's probably the big part of the fight to be diagnosed that no one tells you about, but also the part that no one understands… Continue reading Managing Expectations When You’re Chronically Ill

Mental Health · Social

Unapologetically Speaking the Truth

My friend Elly is starting a campaign that looks at us being honest, open and truthful.  Her Instagram page (@unapologeticallyelly) and her blog (www.unapologeticallyelly.com), talk in more detail about what inspired her and what the campaign is about. Elly's campaign also coincides with it being World Mental Health day - we are luckyto have 2… Continue reading Unapologetically Speaking the Truth