#BlackLivesMatter

the last two weeks have been heartbreaking and exhausting and even more mentally draining than before. whilst i’ve been sharing stories on my instagram and retweeting/liking tweets on my twitter, i know it isn’t enough, and it may never be enough. but here is a list of things you can do to help. what we’ve…

Depression: a friend that never leaves

TRIGGER WARNING: DEPRESSION, ABUSE & MENTION OF SUICIDAL THOUGHTS the bitter truth about depression is that it never truly goes away. sure, there are some days that are better than others, where you’re so unbelievably happy you think nothing can ever ruin it — but it doesn’t last. i guess emotions are fleeting.

Trying to Survive Lockdown

TRIGGER WARNING: DEPRESSION, MENTION OF SUICIDE, DEATH who would’ve thought that 2020 would be one wild, crazy mess of a year? and we’re not even halfway through yet.

Brown Girl Guilt

i spent the entirety of today with J, free from the cultural toxicity and the unbelievably infuriating four words that i’m forced to hear every day; what will people say? but this freedom only lasted until i came home at 8pm.

How to Waste £50 in a Day

hellooooooo, i hope everyone’s had a good, productive day! there’s something about wednesdays that just feels so . . . boring to me — perhaps it’s to do with it being the middle of the week? idk. but today was pretty good for me!

Children’s Mental Health Week

this week (3rd-9th February) is children’s mental health week. it’s set up by children’s mental health charity, place2be, and highlights the gravity of children and young people’s mental health. the theme this year is ‘find your brave‘.

The Complexities of Faith

TRIGGER WARNING: MENTION OF ABUSE, SUICIDE faith is a complicated thing. for some of us, faith and religion are two things we grew up with, not exactly out of choice, but because of the family we were born into. they taught it to us and so it became all we knew.