Why I’ve Felt Unable To Write

Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash Well, hello Mental Magazine readers, it’s been a while. I’m not sure if you’ll remember me - it’s been a long time since my head has been in the right space to write. For that reason, I think it’s best I introduce myself once more. Ahem. Who am I? … Continue reading Why I’ve Felt Unable To Write

Living In The Present – A Short Story

Photo by Aziz Acharki on Unsplash A lot of the time, when I read mental health articles or listen to podcasts, people write and speak often about living in the present. I never really understood this much until I went travelling, and realised having loose plans subject to change is really the best way to … Continue reading Living In The Present – A Short Story

What’s It Like Going On Antidepressants?

Photo by Nastya Dulhiier on Unsplash It’s interesting that even starting to write this piece seems to make me feel slightly uncomfortable. I will always feel ashamed that I’m on antidepressants, yet I feel that talking about it is the ONLY way I can lose that embarrassment. Perhaps if we all spoke openly about antidepressants … Continue reading What’s It Like Going On Antidepressants?

5 Tips for First Time Backpackers

Picture by: Emily Nagioff You may question why I’m writing an article about backpacking or the possibility of travel when we’re in December 2020 and the likelihood of backpacking is seeming unlikely. Well, because 1) I find that one thing that has helped me mentally survive this global pandemic is by having a future bucket … Continue reading 5 Tips for First Time Backpackers

Travelling Helped Me Survive A Breakup

*Article re-published* The world is in a disarray right now. You could say 2020 has not been the year I was expecting when I was celebrating on the 31st of December in Indonesia. Like many, I believed this year would be a fresh start, a whole 12 months of exciting, new possibilities regarding my travels, … Continue reading Travelling Helped Me Survive A Breakup