Mental Health

All things mental health from a person who has overcome a seriously dysfunctional childhood and survived two mental breakdowns.

stop the scroll of doom
Mental Health

How to Ditch the Scroll of Doom and Start Enjoying Social Media Again

We’re all guilty of the dreaded scroll of doom. Aimlessly looking at a never ending feed, on whatever our social media of choice happens to be that day. Damn vortex, drawing us in and stealing our creativity along the way. By mid 2019, Facebook had become an exceptionally negative place for me. Capable of sucking […]

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should I give my 10 year old a phone?
Mental Health

Should I Let My 10 Year Old Have a Phone?

This blog post could actually be shortened to a tweet. Here’s what it would say. Q: Should I let my 10 year old have a phone? A: No. End of. On point, but devoid of details and not hugely helpful. As this conundrum crops up a lot in my house at the moment (Polly – […]

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divest in fossil fuels
Mental Health

Divest in Fossil Fuels and Hit the Bad Guys Where it Hurts

We’ve heard a lot, lot, LOT about how to be more eco this past year. As I mentioned in my own A-Z, there are many ways to move towards more sustainable living. Unfortunately, the stone cold truth is, no amount of zero waste small steps will add up to taking our money away from the […]

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intention setting for 2020
Mental Health

Intention Setting for 2020 and the New Decade

According to the many experts in all-things-a-bit-woo, intention setting is absolutely vital to success and achieving goals. Without committing to the intent, we’re a lot more likely to fail.

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ultimate oxymoron
Mental Health

Thoughts on the UK General Election (and why my best mate calls me the ultimate oxymoron) #GE2019

For a leftie like me, the UK General Election results were nothing short of devastating. To think that people would rather have proven liars in control of our country baffles me, but it would appear that people are ‘sick of facts’. They want to feel something. Oftentimes I have a different stance on societal issues […]

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