Depression is a tough subject. There's no getting away from the fact that it's a painful illness that affects many of us, but I want to take a moment to talk about recovery and how it can begin to happen without us realising. I didn't think I would ever recover, but I did. To mark … Continue reading Surviving or thriving? How I realised I was actually recovering from mental illness
I ran a poll on Twitter asking how to deal with negative people. Overwhelmingly the response was 'avoid them'. Pretty harsh don't you think? Everyone's allowed a good old moan once in a while; in fact I think it's healthy to get your grievances out in the open. Letting them fester and grind you down … Continue reading How to deal with negative people and feeling drained
I've been blogging solidly without a break for about a month now. That's a drop in the ocean compared to the celebrity bloggers out there who - after years of hard work - have found internet fame, book deals and personal assistants to do all their flat lay photography for them. There's a huge … Continue reading Why does blogging need to be positive?