How to make the most of therapy

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and start therapy sessions. Congratulations! The next thing to consider is how you can get the most of your sessions. Why it is important to make the most of your sessions? For many of us therapy sessions can be limited to a few weeks worth of sessions so…

Why Therapy?

In today’s post I cover my experience of therapy and why you should consider it too.

Surviving Rock Bottom – My 3 Top Tips

Picking yourself up is probably one of the hard things in life. It is in the nature of life for it to be unexpected. To have curveballs throwing you off course. For things to not go to plan. As the average 20-something growing in the UK, I can pretty much share many of the issues…

Humari Izzat – Dear South-Asian Culture… ہماری عزت#

Dear South-Asian culture, My earliest memory of being engrossed in you is when I would visit Pakistan as child and be surrounded by so many relatives: grandparents; aunties; uncles and cousins. I felt a big connection to you because there were things in Pakistan that I would not be able to have in the UK….

Bulimia Recovery: How weight gain changed my life

We have all heard of the dangers of overeating. But not much is said about under-eating. This post will explain the dangers of undereating, and my experiences as I began my eating disorder recovery including how gaining weight changed my life. I gained around 22kg (48.5 lbs) after recovering from my eating disorder. I knew…

A Quarantine Pick Me Up

Being forced to stay at home in a quarantine state is driving everyone insane. If you are an outdoorsy person, like me, then you must be struggling to not roam freely without the feeling of paranoia that you may catch the virus. It can be particularly difficult for those suffering from mental illnesses or those…

Give Me Confidence

Confidence noun A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities. This is most certainly not a guide or me trying to preach. Let us put the topic of eating disorders to one side. Confidence is something that I’m sure a lot of us feel like we need to have…

I Graduated. What Now? #Graduation2019

Ah, university graduation! The blissful end to the tumultuous three to four years of study at university. I remember walking up to the stage during my graduation and looking to the audience to find my family there cheering and whooping me on. I couldn’t help but have a lump in my throat as I reflected…

Culture and Body Image

This post will mainly be referring to my experiences growing up predominantly around south-Asian culture (India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-Sri Lanka). Disclaimer: I will reflect on my own personal experiences of my culture. All opinions and thoughts are my own. “You’re so healthy!” “OMG that is too much food on your plate.” “You look older than your age.” “What…