It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since we first went into a national lockdown in England. But here we are, one year on and life as we once knew it feels like a distant memory. The shops remain largely closed. The pubs and restaurants have closed […]
My Vaccine Experience It was no surprise when I had the invitation through the post to book my first Covid vaccine, I’m type 1 Diabetic and classified as ‘high risk’. I do not want to sound ungrateful which I am definitely not, I was just very unsure when it came […]
The fear of making it on your own after college or university is real and quite honesty scary for many including myself but it can be done. Growing up I can honestly say that I had a mother who took care of my sister and me, provided for me like […]
“It’s all getting a bit too much! What do I do?” That’s a question I think a lot of us have asked recently. Bad news seems to be everywhere. At the moment, just 20 minutes of watching the news is enough to send people into a state of panic. The […]
There are many things that can stop people asking for the help that they need at work and at home, especially when it comes to mental illness.
Back when I was at secondary school I had a careers interview. It sounds exciting doesn’t it? An interview where a group of experts sit down with you and tell you all of the different career paths that you could take. A world renowned scientist! A leading brain surgeon! An […]
One person’s idea of Heaven could be another person’s idea of Hell. Somebody might relish the idea of spending the evening getting dressed up and heading out to watch a musical. Whereas I would be more than happy to curl up on the sofa with a glass of wine and […]
Your mental health in the pandemic We’re living in strange times right now. Unless you come under the category of being a key or essential worker, chances are that you’re now stuck at home all day and every day for the foreseeable future. Your education and your social life have […]
There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has brought about additional worries, many of which have no real answers.
These are strange times that we are living in now. “Normal” life as we know it has been paused and we are having to get to know a new normal. To begin with, I really struggled with this. I cried a lot. Having never been a fan of change, everything […]