One of the best things about being part of the blogging community, particularly the mental health blogging community, is having the chance to talk to so many amazing people. Mental illness is such a varied struggle, no two people experience it in exactly the same way. The community itself reflects this. There are people from all … Continue reading When friends cut ties
I've lived in the same house, the same town, the same region, for my entire life, and I like to think that (despite not leaving the house very often!) I have a pretty good picture of my hometown. I live in Middlesbrough, a town on the North East coast of England known for the Transporter … Continue reading Love where you’re from | #ThisNorthernGirlCan
When I first made this blog I definitely didn't take enough time to consider my blog title, and as I spend more time on here and my corresponding Twitter page I've realised that I really needed to change it in order to better reflect myself. After a lot of ideas and planning, I've picked one … Continue reading My new domain!
I love this type of post, because deep down I'm nosy as hell and I really like seeing what other people carry around with them. It's fascinating sometimes, and you can really get an insight into what somebody is like when they show you the inside of their bag. So I thought I'd give it … Continue reading What’s in my bag?
If you know me, you'll know that I love free samples. I don't care if it's carpet cleaner, or polish for bald heads, if it's free I'll want it. A while back I managed to bag myself a couple of fragrance samples, so what better topic for today's blog post than a little review of them? I … Continue reading Fragrance sample review | Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Paco Rabanne
I was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder a couple of years ago but, like most people will tell you, you can suffer from something for a long time before it's actually recognised as a diagnosable illness. I remember begging to stay home from school because I didn't know how I was going to make it through … Continue reading Understanding anxiety
This is something that has been playing on my mind for a long time. This is only going to be a short update, because there is so much I want to say on this subject and I really need to spend time before fully addressing it in order to fully do this topic justice. That … Continue reading Feminism is only feminism when it’s intersectional