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5 Ways to Tell if You’re Being Squashed by Imposter Syndrome

Ever felt like you’re just faking it? You’re probably suffering from a real case of imposter syndrome. Read this and tell it where to go

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Take Me As I Am

I’m actually quite sad that we’re coming to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week 2016. Writing about my experiences has been a great way to connect with so many of you and I’m eternally grateful for your kind words and support. Unfortunately, this is my last blog post for the week, but I feel…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Take Me As I Am

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Still Here, Still Fighting

In August last year, I heard about semi-colon tattoos. Even though at that point I had not made an attempt on my own life, I knew I had come out of an unmanageable clinical depression that completely isolated me. I had been stable(ish) for quite a few months, and I thought I had gotten through…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Still Here, Still Fighting

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Diagnosis

Today I want to talk about a pretty central issue to mental illness: diagnosis. We’re all aware how difficult it is to get an accurate diagnosis for any health issue. There’s the back and forth to the doctors to be prodded and poked every which way and the incredibly trying wait times for appointments and…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Diagnosis

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Relationships

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is relationships. So often when your mental health is poor it can be detrimental to your relationships. I often lash out, make accusations and say cruel things I don’t mean. All I can say is that I’m extremely lucky to have friends and family that can tolerate these…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Relationships

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

As you may know, I’m very open about my mental health. I do this because I don’t want to go through life ashamed, fearful and secretive. I’ve had enough of applying to jobs and not feeling able to disclose my diagnoses and telling people I’m “alright” when I’m in my lowest lows. Given that this…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2016