Growing up as a teenager, I suffered from bad skin. Now, this isn’t just one spot here or there. It was the type of skin that made me want to cancel plans and hide at home. It sounds dramatic but it was red, puffy, and not fun. Not just your typical breakout, we’re talking mountains…Read more »
In my last blog, I opened up about how depression hit me suddenly. It can affect relationships, jobs, and everything else in life. So how can you heal from it? It seems strange to have to think about what to do after being depressed. You become used to the battle of fighting it and overcoming…Read more »
This week I wanted to talk about something that isn’t really shared much, but it should be. I have done previous blogs around mental health and depression. This time I thought it’d be important to highlight something that affects a lot of people. Depression at work. How on earth can you spot something like that?…Read more »
Exciting things are happening in the mental health space, especially in New Plymouth. Last week I got to sit down and catch up with my lovely friend Natalie who has been super busy! In between a delicious coffee and some lunch she told me about her latest project. It’s a beautifully designed book targeting mental…Read more »
Just like in my last blog I was curious to see how the media covered events in the past few weeks. It has become popular to condemn people on social media and condemn the President. If you don’t call Trump names you’ll most likely be told to sit in the corner because you’re a “fascist”…Read more »
Moving into a flat can be an exciting time for any teenager. You finally get to have a slice of independence, have your own room, and begin your life of adulthood. When you meet your flatmates everything seems great at first and they seem so wonderful to live with. But soon enough you’ll realise there…Read more »
I wanted to get a first hand perspective on what people go through when it comes to mental illness.