What should I say?! How to support a loved one with depression.

What should I say? How should I say it? Should I say anything?! Dealing with mental health problems such as depression and anxiety is bloody hard work. It’s physically and emotionally draining, and we often feel like we are alone in the world and no one understands us. It is also really tricky for our…

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How to be happy: no nonsense advice from someone who GETS IT.

Depression and anxiety can interfere with our natural abilities to manage our feelings, but that doesn’t mean you can’t improve your mental well being by a simple shift in attitude. I went to the doctors at uni, feeling crushed by despair and anxiety, and the doctor said ‘I want you to read this book, The…

How to travel on the cheap!

Travelling costs money. It would be wrong to say that anyone can just go off for a jolly without thought and preparation. For some people, without parents who let you get away with long periods of crashing rent free, or the flexibility to up and leave at a whim, travelling can be more difficult. However,…