If the way you spoke to yourself over the past week were the way you spoke to your friend for a week, would that friendship still remain? The question above always gives me a massive kick in the gut. I … Continue reading You want me to… love myself?!
As a teenager I grew up with the belief that every thought I had was an exact representation of who I was. If I thought I was good at math, or singing, or being a friend, or baking, that’s what … Continue reading Filter your thoughts
This week marks the annual Mental Health week in Australia. For the past 10 years my Mental Health has become a big factor in my transition between childhood to adulthood. It’s something I become very passionate about as I have … Continue reading It’s time to celebrate Mental Health
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and R U Ok? Day. One of the best ways to prevent and minimise suicide is to create connections and conversations checking in with people around you. R U Ok Day encourages each of us to take the time to start the conversation and ask the people around us how they are going. It also acts as a reminder to ask ourselves how we are going, especially for students around this time with assessment coming out everywhere! Mental Health has always been close to my heart. I remember being in high school and be … Continue reading Let’s start the conversation
I posted this photo about 2 months ago via my Facebook and Instagram accounts. I added in the description the following: This quote was on my 2014 calendar, and for some reason I left it up. Every quote that I post has a story behind it, but this one really caught me off guard. Only yesterday did it’s meaning truly sink in, and one that I thought I would share… Anyone who has suffered or is suffering from a mental illness can tell you how difficult recovery is. It’s a silent, daily battle, and some days you fall short, but … Continue reading My shadow; My Story