Practicing Self-Love When You’re Feeling Insecure

It takes someone incredibly insightful to recognise that I am not a very secure and self-loving person. On the outside, I’m this enthusiastic, overwhelmingly positive and confident being who loves to spread love and joy to others, yet on my worst days I’m overly-critical, jarringly negative and hurtful to myself. On my best days I…

Little Life Changing Moments

Hello my friends and welcome back! Wondering where I’ve been? I spent the past month wrangling with cardboard, tape, paint, a big ass camera and a mountain of digital images in order to curate a final presentation; capping off 8 months of intensive design. The presentation went better than I could have ever hoped and…

Learning – A Mental Health Update

I’m sure many of you would have picked up on the fact that the past few months haven’t been great for me. They’ve been pretty miserable in all honesty. And not because my life has been bad, in fact – my life has been pretty awesome as of late – but because my depression and…

Vulnerable

Having people that you care about seeing you at your most exposed is one of the most difficult situations to cope with. Anxiety attacks can come crashing at you at the most unpredictable moments; they are terrifying and they leave you exhausted, emotional and so incredibly vulnerable. On Sunday night, when my amazing day and…

Sorting My Life Out

HELLO! Do you ever get moments where you have to tell yourself to sort your life out? This week I’ve been suffering from a lack of motivation to do anything other than curl up in my nest of a room. University has been slow going, so of course I have been making it worse by…

Happy Easter!

It’s officially chocolate day! Yay! Hope you have all had a wonderful day filled with family and chocolate and religious-y stuff – if that’s your thing. I started my day off hungover as hell (I drank like 2 wines last night, this is torture), but thankfully, due to the extra hour in bed (daylight savings,…

Mental Health – My Story

Today is going to be a pretty (very) long and brutally honest post on my experience with mental health. The smiling, happy face you see on this blog belongs to a girl who last year was diagnosed with major depression and severe anxiety. Now that I am very much on the path to being completely…