Recognising Relapse – EDAW

Education and University can be very stressful and intense – particularly for those struggling with mental health. I, for one, found it incredibly stressful and put a lot of pressure on myself to do well and found that the exam period was particularly stressful and – like many students – my routine became unhealthy. So during my exams in third…
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Grateful for that Period

This is definitely a topic I was umming and arring about actually publishing since a lot of family and friends read my blog *cringe* but since this topic has become a huge part of my life, for I suppose a rather different reason and perspective than others, I thought I should share it. Basically I’m here today to talk about…
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Letter of Recovery

Dear my beautiful son/daughter,  I want you to know just how much I love you. I want you to know how much I want you. I want you to know that I will get you. I promise. I may not be ready or capable right now, but I’m trying. I know I need to try harder, but I’m trying to…
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What You’re Feeling is OK

Edit: I had other plans for today’s post, but I came across this from last week and thought I’d share it. So I’m sat here, home from my very last exam for my degree (it went shit, but I’m not bothered, it’s finally over!!) and though I’m a little tipsy and pretty tired (after waking up at 6.30 and 5…
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How University harms Mental Health

So after the term I’ve had and things I’ve experienced, as well as yet another piece of devastating news, I realised some of the serious dangers to mental health the university can cause and so I wanted to do a post to try and voice the issue. When a lot of people experience mental health problems, a common feeling is…
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