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.

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…

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…

Dealing with Anxiety

Feeling anxious is something a lot of people struggle with from time to time. For example, feeling anxious before a job interview, before an observation or a driving test. Anxiety can also be good, it may get your adrenaline running and get you geared up before you do something important. What about when anxiety is…

#10YearChallenge A Letter to my 14-Year-Old Self

Dear Younger Me, I am writing this letter to you because I think you need to listen to the words of advice in it. I know you don’t want to hear it because let’s face it, you’re always receiving unsolicited advice, but hear me out. It’ll be worth it. Currently, you have just started your…