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My CPPS Journey: I got Discharged From Physio!

My CPPS Journey: I got Discharged From Physio!

Over the past few years I’ve spoken a lot about my journey with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS). Today I’m feeling very reflective and grateful, as on Friday I had my last physio appointment. It…

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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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Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

This week is National Self Care week, but do we actually know what ‘self care’ is? There’s so much contradicting information banded about, it can be hard to figure out what the deal actually is.…

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Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental Health Day

Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental Health Day

It all started one unremarkable night when I was 11. Earlier that day I’d been out riding my horse, and was relaxing on the sofa waiting for ‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here!’ to…

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Body confidence boosting ideas for when you’re having a bad day

Body confidence boosting ideas for when you’re having a bad day

I’ve really enjoyed doing a body confidence month and can’t believe this post is the final instalment! As much as I’m looking forward to writing about a broader range of subjects again, this certainly won’t…

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Body confidence survey results

Body confidence survey results

A few weeks ago I put out an online survey which delved into our perceptions of our bodies, and the factors that may contribute towards these. First off, I want to thank everyone who took…

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My favourite body confidence boosting Instagrammers

My favourite body confidence boosting Instagrammers

It’s often assumed that social media is detrimental to body-confidence, and although in a lot of instances this may be true, I think to tar all aspects of social media with the same brush is…

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How to kick your nail-biting habit

How to kick your nail-biting habit

Nail-biting is something I’ve struggled with for a number of years. It can be so disheartening, as you could be making a huge effort and doing really well and then all of a sudden, all…

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