Emily writes: Narrowing it down to just my 5 favourite nuggets of wisdom has been incredibly hard… but I’ve managed it (eventually)! So, before I ramble on any longer, here’s Meredith Grey’s top 5 nuggets of wisdom, and the lessons I’ve learnt from them.
Chloe Writes: Did you know that November 13th is World Kindness Day? Before I began my blogging I was unaware of all the international and national awareness days that we have the opportunity to celebrate. Although some are better known than others, I find it interesting when I come across gems like Kindness Day. Why isn’t the more widely known? Surely kindness is just as important as everything else?
Amy writes: This year has flown by, and we’ll soon be entering the festive season. While for most of us, the Christmas period is a wonderful time where we enjoy spending time with family, eating and drinking too much, and exchanging gifts. However, for a number of us, the festive season can be incredibly difficult.
Hi! I’m Jo, the new Every Day Role Model for The Need to Live. Since you’ll be hearing fairly regularly from me from now on, you should probably get to know me. So what better way than laying my cards on the table? I thought I’d share with you the […]
Its completely normal for relationships to change once you start a family. Some relationships will drift apart, others will become stronger than ever, and you will find that you make new relationships long the way. My other half The father to my children. If its even possible I love him […]
Disclaimer Whilst I am studying psychology and counselling, this does not make me a qualified psychologist or counsellor. If you are experiencing symptoms that you think may be related to PTSD then please contact your GP at your earliest convenience. The thoughts and comments contained within this post are my […]
Background I moved home to Belfast, Northern Ireland in July of this year. I thought for sure when I moved home that things would be fine, I’d get housed quickly by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) and I would be able to slowly piece my life back together. Boy/Girl/Non-Binary […]
“Anorexia Nervosa can easily survive with other mental health conditions, addictions and eating disorders.”
A date night doesn’t have to be expensive. It’s time for you and your other half to catch up, have some time just the two of you, to make memories and just have fun! Sofa, movie and popcorn This is a great date night if money is tight one month. […]
As it’s Halloween, I thought today I’d share with you a few experiences of where I faced up to some of my fears. Both of my fears I’m going to talk about today are related to my vomit phobia, but through persuasion and if we’re honest, a bit of FOMO, […]
In a world of false expectations and unhealthy competition on social media outlets, it’s so ridiculously important to be following people who will inspire, motivate and enlighten you. Find below my top Instagram accounts who have done absolute wonders to my feed! @rosemarinoramsey Rosie’s content focuses on her day to […]
The world is pretty confusing place! I mean, when you look around, there’s so much going on that it’s not hard to see why people would be so down about it. It strikes me that amidst the confusion of the world, everyone has their own battles. Everyone is journeying their […]
Autumn and winter is the time for warm hearty comfort foods, but if like me you don’t get much time to cook then these dishes will save you time and you will still get your tasty meals to warm you up on those chilly days. All of these meals are […]
Detoxification from an intoxicating or addictive substance Merriam-Webster Dictionary Social media is part of our everyday life. It can be a great tool to share important messages, to connect to the world and to make new friends or find new adventures. But, social media also has a dark side which […]
What is an eating disorder? Are there signs I should be on the lookout for? And what do I do if I’m suffering?
*CW/TW: This post is about parenting with depression, and there is mention of suicidal ideation. Read with caution. Are you a parent who struggles with depression? Do you find it hard to get through the day? That has been my journey for the past 4.5 years. In April 2015, I […]
Why your mental health suffers when in college? I know! I know! How does it not?! But is this not apart of the issue? We should not get ourselves to the point where we allow our mental health to suffers to do well in school. I was the main culprit […]
Classical Definition of Success Success is defined as “an accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” That sounds pretty clear cut, but also quite narrow to me. If that was all that was considered a success in life, I would have a lot more failures to check off on my list […]
What does being an introvert mean to you? It took until the second year of university for me to properly come to terms with what it meant to be an introvert, and what it meant for me. I should begin by stating that, being introvert means something different to everyone, […]
Taking care of yourself should be the easiest thing in the world. Yet, we all forget to do it or tell us that the happiness and health of others mean more right now. A lot of people put themselves last, sometimes helping others is easier than taking care of your […]