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Mental Health

Why Stress Can Actually Be A Good Thing

I never thought I’d say that stress could be good but this past week or so I’ve found that it can. Not only have we had a lot of deadlines and the upheaval of them changing but we have had to put together an End of Year Show. End of year! I can’t believe that uni is coming to an end, I’m really going to miss it and the people I’ve spent the past two years with… yet another thing I never thought I’d say. I finished primary, secondary school and  ...

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5 Tips to Help Fight Depression 

You never know when depression is going to hit. It really annoys me when people say “but you were fine yesterday” or “you were really happy an hour ago”. It isn’t just about feeling sad like people seem to think; for me it’s loosing interest in everything, an empty feeling in my chest like a void and having no emotions at all  (I’ve managed to watch Titanic without crying when it’s been bad!). Over the years, through trial and error I’ve  ...

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Why you should do one thing a day that scares you a little

Good morning folks! I’m so grateful for everyones lovely comments about my first post (if you didn’t catch it you can read it here) it’s so heartwarming to hear all your words of encouragement. That first post is also partly the inspiration for todays; I was absolutely terrified of taking the plunge and finally starting this blog! You’re putting yourself out there, your thoughts and feelings and in this way you’re opening yourself up for some hate and abuse.  ...

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Hello and welcome!

Hi there folks! My name is Jade and I’m a mental health survivor. After nearly a year of should I, shouldn’t I about starting a blog I’ve finally decided taken the plunge; the worse that can happen is no one reads it and I’m just talking to myself…well typing… I wanted to write a blog about my experiences, the tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years and show people that they’re not alone! I have anxiety, depression, anorexia and  ...

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