Maintaining positive mental health is a lifelong journey and is something that can often be neglected or overlooked. People tend not to give their mental health much consideration and take it for […]
Hold your nerve When the world around you is in chaos, bunker down in the storm and wait. Have faith that you are the true good man. When all the bad is […]
When someone outside of our brains, outside of the people who have close personal relationships with us recognises us with ease, it bursts the complacent BDD bubble. It is a jarring back to reality that our bodies and faces don’t morph and change regularly, that we do look a certain way all the time. And there is a twinge of fear at the back of our minds because we don’t know what that certain look is. We don’t know what we look like, but this person does, and we will never know what they see, what strangers see. It is extremely depersonalising to be unable to comprehend how we are perceived by others. How do you recognise me when I can’t recognise myself? And how is it fair that you know my face better than I do?
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 […]
Do you need to break up your routine or change things up a bit? If the answer is yes then I can highly recommend adopting a new habit. I say this because […]
What do you know about Naomi Osaka? That she is a fierce tennis player, who has four Grand Slam titles under her belt and whose playing style is described as powerful and […]