Here’s a more personal one for you guys. Most of you have been around for my mental health journey and what I’ve documented so far. So I thought now was a good time to give you a bit of an update. On Leaving Teaching Fuck I miss teaching. I miss my colleagues. I miss the […]

Mental Health

July 6, 2018

Mental Health Journey: On Having A Life To Look Forward To

Bad Body Image Days. We all get them. No matter how shit hot we feel or how passionate we are about screwing diet culture and societal beauty standards or how comfortable we’ve become in showing off our scars, skin and cellulite, we can still be struck by those days where we look in the mirror […]

Mental Health

June 21, 2018

How To Deal With A Bad Body Image Day

With the recent news of the sad passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, our social media timelines are awash with well-meaning threads on why it’s so important to reach out when you’re struggling. But in my experience, it’s not always that easy and for some – it’s almost impossible. Here I’ll share my experiences […]

Mental Health

June 11, 2018

Why ‘Just Reach Out’ Isn’t Enough For Those Who Are Struggling With Their Mental Health

The relationships we have with our friends, family, significant others and just about everybody we meet on the street or online can have extremely positive or detrimental effects on our mental health. We bang on about spring cleaning our homes to make us feel fresh, revitalised and ready for the new season – isn’t it […]

Mental Health

May 16, 2018

How To Spring Clean Your Relationships For Better Mental Health

‘Have you tried an exercise routine?’ I can barely muster up the energy to from the bed to the living room, let alone suffer with severe crack chafage from 20 minutes on the bicycle. ‘Have you tried eating healthily?’ Well when all I can see in myself is a disgusting mess – all I want […]

Mental Health

May 14, 2018

How To Help Yourself When You Can’t Be Helped