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mental health personal

what they don’t tell you about knowing your worth

The other week, I celebrated two years officially single. There’s been ‘things’ and ‘talking stages’ in those two years, but no official relationships. A year ago, or even a few months ago, this realisation would’ve triggered a panic – that I’m unlovable, that people will judge me for not being in a relationship, that I’m […]

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mental health personal

is instagram as bad as we think it is?

It’s old news now that Instagram is bad for our mental health. It’s been one of the facts mainstream media has latched onto for the last few years when coming up with ways to persuade us that constant advances in technology, especially mobile technology, are bad. Along with suggestions that too much screen time is […]

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mental health personal uni

some thoughts about depression

I went into my 20th year, and more specifically my final year of uni, feeling overconfidently optimistic. My birthday was in May, around the time the restrictions of the first lockdown were slowly beginning to ease, and things generally seemed good. None of us had any real idea of how hideous the next nine months […]