“That’s Because She/He’s Got [ENTER MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESS HERE]”

Talking openly about my mental health has helped massively in accepting myself and in making me feel supported. Over these past few months, I have been the most open I’ve ever been; I talk about my mental health openly on my course with both peers and tutors, my friends, family and even the management at … Continue reading “That’s Because She/He’s Got [ENTER MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESS HERE]”

Why it’s Hard to Talk About Feelings When You Have a Mental Illness

This week hasn't been a good one for me. I've been very stressed, overwhelmed and have not felt a part of the real world for days. It's only now that towards the end of the week I have actually done something about it that I've felt better. And that something was actually talking to somebody … Continue reading Why it’s Hard to Talk About Feelings When You Have a Mental Illness

Things People Don’t Tell You About Going to University

Choosing to go down the university path has arguably become the "norm" for those of us finishing our A Levels and putting off living in the real world for just that little bit longer. In fact, last year, UCAS announced that in England, 235,400 people at the tender age of 18 chose this route, THE HIGHEST NUMBER … Continue reading Things People Don’t Tell You About Going to University