It can be very easy to feel like you're the only one not enjoying the summer, but I assure you, this is not the case. Plenty of us are just more suited to the cooler weather and darker evenings that autumn and winter bring. If summer isn't the season of joy for you, then I feel you totally. Here are some handy tips to help you survive the season of sun and sweat.
Sunday, 22 July 2018
Welcome to my first #SelfCareSunday post! We all know recovering from mental health problems isn't linear. We have good days, bad days, amazing days and days we'd rather forget. On the bad days, I find it helpful to look back on tangible evidence of the good days, so I can see that it is possible to feel positive, and to look at how far I've come. On a day-to-day basis, it helps to check in with myself, to pat myself on the back for the achievements, and to consider the challenges and if I've learned anything from it. I decided to keep a journal to document my daily journey to mental health recovery, and here's how.
Thursday, 19 July 2018
Hello! It's been a while hasn't it? It's been nearly 6 months since I last posted anything. Where have I been? Nowhere exciting. This blog post is a little difficult to write, but it felt wrong coming back without writing some kind of update or explanation. This post is going to contain talk about mental illness so please don't read further if it's going to be triggering for you.