From Grey to Great – My 5 Favourite Pastimes

Stuck in a rut? Not sure what to do when feeling blue? I share five things I do to pick myself up. From moving my body to challenging my culinary skills. There’s something for everyone!

Don’t touch your phone after you wake up – Here’s why

How many of you reached for your phones first thing in the morning? …quite a lot of us, right? Now, how many of you have regretted opening up an email, notification or message because it set your mood off negatively? Research by the IDC found that upon waking, 80% of smartphone owners check their phones…

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…