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Why you Needn’t Stress About Your Exam Grades

Why you Needn’t Stress About Your Exam Grades

For thousands of students, that dreaded time has come around again. Whether you’re tackling your 20-odd GCSEs, A-Levels or Uni, exam season can be a really tough time of the year. In this post I’m…

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5 Things to Never Say to Someone with a Mental Illness

5 Things to Never Say to Someone with a Mental Illness

With Mental Health Awareness Week having just passed, the subject has very much returned to the forefront of my mind. I don’t speak about mental health as often now, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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Why it’s Healthy to Give Yourself Breaks From the Gym

Why it’s Healthy to Give Yourself Breaks From the Gym

Last week I didn’t go to the gym. Once upon a time I’d have beaten myself up for not being ‘committed’ enough. The ironic thing is, this would only make me more unproductive. It’s easy…

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Be a Proud Introvert in an Extroverted Society

Be a Proud Introvert in an Extroverted Society

I am an introvert. For most of my life, I would’ve felt embarrassed to admit that. Society is massively skewed to favour extroversion, which can leave us introverts feeling like we’re simply not ‘good enough’.…

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Gymshark66 – My Mental and Physical Journey

Gymshark66 – My Mental and Physical Journey

“They say it takes 66 days to form a habit. We believe it takes 66 days to change your life.” My Gymshark66 journey started on 1st January (also my 21st birthday). I took my starting…

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Social Media Spring Cleaning for Your Mind

Social Media Spring Cleaning for Your Mind

Ever find yourself having a ‘quick scroll through Instagram’ and suddenly find it’s been 2 hours, you’re 17 ‘fitspo’ profiles deep and your self-esteem is on the floor? Don’t worry, I’ve been there too. We’re…

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Why it’s OK to be Indecisive

Why it’s OK to be Indecisive

First thing’s first, I’ve been more than a little bit stressed recently. Why? A relatively new phenomenon fondly known as the ‘quarter life crisis’. Let me tell you, I’ve had a few, and I’ve only…

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Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Let’s be honest, Valentine’s Day can absolutely suck. As much as I am happy being single and pretty confident in myself (have my moments but hey, who doesn’t?), Valentine’s Day definitely gets me down a…

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Let’s Talk About Antidepressants

Let’s Talk About Antidepressants

What’s the first thing you think of or feel when you hear the word ‘antidepressant’? For some reason, there’s a whole load of stigma and fear around them. A lot of people worry that they…

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How to get Yourself Through a Mental Wobble

How to get Yourself Through a Mental Wobble

I was so close to not writing a post this week, because to be totally honest I’ve been in what you could call a right old pickle. I’ve been questioning my motivations and goals in…

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