Mental Health

Coping with mental health

We all have bad days. Some have them more often than others. Mental health is not linear and can impact your life to a various extent on different days. With this in mind, it is important to have coping mechanisms that help relieve some of the strain and to improve your overall mood. As I… Continue reading Coping with mental health

Book Reviews

The Handmaids Tale – Margaret Atwood

Image is taken from my book Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beautiful_book_life/ First, I would like to say a big thank you to Hattie who let me borrow her book - THANK YOU! 'In a dystopian, polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility''- Kenneth Chisholm Background:… Continue reading The Handmaids Tale – Margaret Atwood

Mental Health

Mental Health Importance

'A clear distinction is often made between 'mind' and 'body'. But when considering mental health and physical health, the two should not be thought of as separate.' - Mental Health Foundation Mental Health isn't linear. With it being mental health awareness month I thought that there is no better way to start my mental health… Continue reading Mental Health Importance

Mental Health

September Suicide Awareness Month

IF YOU ARE AT RISK OF TAKING YOUR OWN LIFE PLEASE CONTACT EMERGENCY SERVICES (call 999) With September being suicide awareness month I can think of no better time to write a blog post regarding this taboo topic. Not everyone experiences suicidal feelings in the same way because, as stated by the mental health charity… Continue reading September Suicide Awareness Month

Book Reviews

Every Day: David Levithan

'No matter what religion or gender or race or geographic background, we all have about 98 percent in common with each other' - P.g. 90 Genre: Fantasy/Romance novel/ Young Adult fiction. Imagine waking up in a new body every single morning. You never know who you will be next and what problems you will be… Continue reading Every Day: David Levithan

Mental Health

How can we increase our mental health awareness?

"Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood" - MentalHealth.Gov Educate ourselves and each other:In order to start increasing mental health awareness… Continue reading How can we increase our mental health awareness?