Last week I wrote a piece on my experience with going on SSRIs to help treat my depression. I’ve already gone over the positives of SSRIs but nothing is without its downsides. SSRIs are incredibly effective and they served their purpose really well but in the interest of keeping discussions on mental health going and […]
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Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or a mental health practitioner, everything I say here is in relation to my personal experiences with SSRIs (not MAOIs). You should always see your doctor about any decisions relating to your mental health. In light of Mental Health Awareness Day and seeing all the wonderful, brave people who […]
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So I’ve been uncharacteristically quiet on here as of late, so I thought I’d check in and let you know that I’m still here, I’ve not died from internalized rage (yet) and am still intent on bombarding you all with my opinions and fashion/beauty news.
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Dyspraxia is dyslexia’s unpopular cousin that nobody really knows about. Stemming from the Greek word, praxis, which means “doing” – it is just that, an inability to do things. Call it an overly simplified description but it’s bang on the money in my book.
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Knock Knock is a rubbish film that threw up some pretty interesting questions
Read more "A rant about Knock Knock and the Free Pizza analogy"
Buckle up kids because this is going to be a bumpy, rambly one. It didn’t feel right letting depression awareness week pass by without speaking up. As we all know many people suffer from depression, in a tie with anxiety it is the most common mental illness in the UK today, and those are just […]
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In order for both parties to hold equal weight in their oppressive behaviour, the social conditions would have to be completely even and thanks to years and years of rich, white, straight, cis men ruling the world – the world is still very much off kilter to anyone who doesn’t match that description.
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Just say no, kids! FYI: This is not a stab at any of the places I have worked
Read more "Why you deserve better than Fixed Term Contracts"
Another International Women’s Day has been and gone, seemingly with nothing to show for it. There’s been a lot of negativity about this day from both sides: Radfems think it’s essentially submitting to the idea that we are so marginalised that we should be grateful for our one day, men think it’s sexist that we […]
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Kiddle is a “safe visual search engine” for kids, but how safe is it really?
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