cekeeper feels like a safe place to be, it is calm and quiet and soft. It is sheltered and warm, it rarely gets trampled on. It is also unsustainable, and frankly unfair to those who do not get the benefit of being nice all the time. It is important to be aware that all of our voices have power. We have the power to stand up for ourselves, we have the power to stand up for other people, the power to defend those who can’t defend themselves.
I like to imagine that our minds are a little bit like a jungle. At first glance, they can appear to be quite scary places. We perceive them filled with strange and […]
I suppose my final points would be, be kind to people, you don’t know what they might be dealing with, what they have had to leave behind, or what they have escaped from. It costs nothing to be kind. Most of all though, know that there is no shame in taking a break, or even dropping out entirely if that is what is best for your mental health. It doesn’t mean you are a failure; it doesn’t mean that you have no future; it means that you are prioritising your health and wellbeing; it means that you will not become another statistic; it means that you have your entire life ahead of you.
How many times have you heard someone say “it’s all in the mind”? But what do they mean? Delusion perhaps, paranoia or even hallucinations. To be honest all in the mind reminds […]
The last year of university is always unknown, and everyone always reacts differently. Here’s how I react to my final year in higher education. Here we are, September, at the gates of […]
Many mental health issues do not simply appear out of the blue. In lots of instances, their root causes can be traced back to specific events or periods in our lives. This […]