What is it like to live with a disability?

Earlier today, I interviewed my friend who lives with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This is a disease which affects the mortar neurone in the spinal cord, taking away the ability to eat, walk or even breathe. I asked my friend a few questions to get more information about what it is like to live with theContinue reading “What is it like to live with a disability?”

Mental Health

What is Mental Health? Mental Health cannot be strictly put down to one definition. This is because it contains a huge variety of what is included inside. But we do know that Mental Health is the way we measure how our mind is coping with the environment around us. It is the way we canContinue reading “Mental Health”

Epic Fail.

Have you ever been at school or in a public place and done something that you would consider an ‘epic fail’? I have. You have. We all have. It’s normal. We all have a moment in our lives where we think to ourselves. “OMG! I can’t believe I did that. I’m such an idiot.” OrContinue reading “Epic Fail.”

It’s okay not to be okay.

Why am I stressed? This time of year can be stressful for many. Especially students. Exams are just a few weeks away (mine start next Thursday) and peoples stress levels are hitting an all-time new high. That is okay. It’s okay to be stressed. It’s okay to not be okay. At such a young age,Continue reading “It’s okay not to be okay.”

Suffering From Loneliness

So you’ve recently begun to feel lonely. Don’t worry, I’m here to help. We’ve all been there in a time of our lives where we’ve felt as if we are completely alone. This often isn’t the case but it can feel this way. Don’t worry because it is perfectly normal to feel alone. You justContinue reading “Suffering From Loneliness”

Dealing with emotions

Scenario So, you’ve been feeling down and you want to know how to pick yourself back up. The truth is… There is no answer to how to deal with negative thoughts or emotions. This is something that you have to deal with on your own. You have to be able to tell yourself that enoughContinue reading “Dealing with emotions”

Self-confidence vs Narcissism.

You have confidence. Brilliant! Honestly, that’s fantastic! In the 21st century, it is statistically more difficult to have self-confidence due to the forever changing stereotypes and expectations that the young generation are expected to follow by their peers. Unfortunately, due to these factors. Students find it either hard or easy to gain self-belief. This meansContinue reading “Self-confidence vs Narcissism.”

I can’t express myself because it’s not acceptable.

You’re sat at a table with the “popular lot” at school, you’re a straight male but you’re dressed like a female. You’re quite happy to get on with your school work as everyone else is meant to be but, you’re being questioned about what you’re wearing. People are making comments and laughing and disagree withContinue reading “I can’t express myself because it’s not acceptable.”

I’m lacking in self-motivation…

Don’t panic! It’s completely normal to struggle to motivate yourself even to do the simplest of things. This means that you will find it difficult to do something that you can usually do very easily. Unfortunately, this could easily be for many reasons but, it’s usually due to an event that could have occurred theContinue reading “I’m lacking in self-motivation…”

Hitting ‘Rock Bottom’

Today’s blog is one that I can relate to because I feel as if there was a point in my life where I was unable to climb my way back up. Back in 2016, I was at the highest point of my life, the ‘tip of the iceberg’ if you like. I was so happy to beContinue reading “Hitting ‘Rock Bottom’”