Having depression, and being medicated for it

There’s a stigma around having depression. Its actually really common these days (scarily so), but there’s still a bit of a stereotype of a depressed person that portrays it in a very negative way. I’m not trying to say depression is a positive thing- it’s obviously not- but I feel like people think those¬†who admit […]

Being brave enough to be YOU

I’m sorry to say it, but sometimes I really struggle with just being who I am and being happy with it. I think it has something to do with always feeling a little different to everyone else, and thinking there was something ‘wrong’ with me. But over the past couple of years I have done […]

On diets and losing weight

I like to consider myself somewhat of an pro on this topic, for 2 reasons: 1. I’m a qualified nutritionist (I completed a 3 year degree at university) 2. I used to be overweight a few years ago, and over the years have lost the weight and learnt how to maintain a healthy weight. I’m […]

How to get over a break-up

Now THIS is something I’m sad to say I have a loooot of experience in. And I always found it reassuring to know I wasn’t alone. I mean, of course I wasn’t alone. Everyone goes through break-ups. Except those ‘high school sweetheart’ couples (anyone else HATE those lucky b*stards? Just me? Alrightee then..) that meet […]

Am I normal?

I think ‘normal’ is such a loaded word. The idea of normal can cause so much harm. I know for me it was (and still is) a cause for a lot of anxiety. Its one of those things everybody wants: to be normal. I know I wont be the only one that googles certain feelings […]