With the excitement of Christmas and New Year over January can hit you as a bit of a shock! Are you feeling the January blues?? low energy, low moods, sadness, lack of motivation, anxiety and the feeling of having nothing to look forward to. It doesn't help when your friends are constantly posting about being … Continue reading January Blues
We all get stressed at some point or another everyone has their own ways of de-stressing, you can find a lot online that helps you like going to the gym, jogging, walking etc but when your in a wheelchair a little bit difficult to jump up stick your joggers on and run it off, not … Continue reading How to De~Stress when you can’t walk it off
When I started writing at a time in my life where I was struggling mentally, it became a way for me to express my feelings without the sense of worry of telling someone else about how I feel. I found comfort in writing my feelings down in black and white, I've come to realise it helps … Continue reading How writing helps my mental health
Did you know that An estimated 1 in 4 people in the UK alone experience a mental health problem each year, the most common of which are forms of depression, stress, and anxiety. This time of year can be festive and cheery for some people but for others it can trigger unwanted and misunderstood feeling … Continue reading Tips for Christmas & your mental health.
I've always said I'm not defined by my Wheelchair - now I've not changed my mind I still feel the same way. But, I was reading something the other day on Identities and it got me thinking about just how I identify myself and what my identity means to me. My identity is important to … Continue reading My disability, how does it define me, being me!
When your Disabled there's certain things you see and hear people say like 'Oh <insert persons name here> is so lovely despite their disability'. As someone who identifies themselves as being disabled, that one word, 'despite' kinda makes me a little crazy. Why can't we just be lovely? What does anyone's disability have to do … Continue reading 10 reason I’m pretty awesome because of my disability – not despite it!
Did you know the relationship you set yourself has a massive part in setting the tone for every other relationship you have? Crazy right and deep I know, that's some serious power you hold in your hands probably best to use it wisely. Who you surround yourself with has a massive role to play too, … Continue reading Self-love – it’s not selfish, it’s ‘necessary’