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Vix Meldrew blog

Personal Development

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This is the second part in my, ‘What I’ve Learned From Therapy’ series, the first part you can read here. At the end of my last post, I mentioned that my first session began with two questions from my therapist, who for ease of this series, we’ll call L; Vicky, why are you here and […]

What I’ve Learned From Therapy: Why and Why Now

getting out of debt

Personal Development

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This post contains affiliate/referral links Before we even kick off, I just want to say that I’m not a financial advisor AT ALL – I’m just sharing my personal experience and what helped me. If you want formal advice, try the charity Step Change. Debt is still such a dirty word, isn’t it? One that […]

How I Got Myself Into And Out Of Debt

posy&posy flowers

Lifestyle

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I’ve suffered with Seasonal Affective Disorder for as long as I can remember. In fact, I’ve written about it previously here and here (AD) As the nights draw in, and where you once were staring out of the window, on your commute home, and getting excited about having some dinner outside or catching a few […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder Is On Its Way; Here’s How I Get Ready For It

periods

Lifestyle

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It’s mad isn’t it? My period education consisted of tidbits that included the following: Your cycle is 28 days. It doesn’t hurt. It doesn’t smell. You should lose around a tablespoon of blood throughout your cycle. You might get ovulation pains (but it’s up to you to work out what they are, where they occur […]

I’m 32 And I Don’t Have A Fucking Clue About Periods

sunday night dread

Behind The Biz

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It’s a familiar stomachey feeling, Sunday Night Dread, isn’t it?  You’ve had an amazing weekend, filled with rest and relaxation or socialising and exploring. You’ve felt content, happy and free from work distractions. But then 4pm on a Sunday hits and BAM there it is. The realisation that the weekend is drawing to a close. […]

Sunday Night Dread But Make It Freelance

mental health journey 2

Personal Development

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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 Journey: On Having A Life To Look Forward To