Messages to remind me I'm not alone, and to reach out for support.
Well Being & Mental Health

Self Care Sundays: Reaching out (On figuring out you’re not alone)

*This post was supposed to be for depression awareness week last week, but I didn't manage to finish it until today: due to busy-ness last week, then feeling overwhelmed and unable to do much this week. Ironically I was feeling quite alone, which is why I felt it even more important to write this for… Continue reading Self Care Sundays: Reaching out (On figuring out you’re not alone)

Personal posts

How My Mum Cared, Even When She Couldn’t

I've often mentioned the fact that I was a young carer for my Mum. I've talked a lot about her death, and how it affected me. I've never properly opened up on the blog about what it was like for me to look after her, to take on the responsibilities of a parent at about 14… Continue reading How My Mum Cared, Even When She Couldn’t

Personal posts

Part 5 (The wave that pushed me under)

As I entered my third and (supposed to be) final year of university, I felt like I was doing pretty well. I had a boyfriend, lived in a nice house close to the shops, was doing pretty well in my course and thinking about what I wanted to do after uni. However truthfully, I wasn't… Continue reading Part 5 (The wave that pushed me under)