10 things you should stop doing just to please other people

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When I was 17 I grabbed a box of the brightest red hair dye I could afford and went from blonde to copper one Friday afternoon in my parents' bathroom. It was the first time I'd thought 'fuck it' and done something on a whim. I kept it that way for a few years, but … Continue reading 10 things you should stop doing just to please other people

5 things you shouldn’t feel guilty about when you’re depressed

Depression and guilt go hand in hand for many people. Let's get one thing straight; you're not to blame for your mental illness! Just like you wouldn't be to blame if you contracted pneumonia or developed arthritis. The mind and body are open to injury and it's nothing to feel guilty about, but I know … Continue reading 5 things you shouldn’t feel guilty about when you’re depressed

Why do we love giving advice but never take it ourselves?

I've spent all weekend procrastinating. I've consulted my list of blog topics which grows everyday and normally never fails to inspire me. I've read other blogs, spent hours on Twitter talking to strangers, been to see not one but two movies at the cinema and watched about another five on Netflix to try and muster … Continue reading Why do we love giving advice but never take it ourselves?