Food allergies/intolerances

Food allergies/intolerances

Recently, I was tested for food allergens/intolerances, which revealed a severe intolerance to dairy. To me, this is pretty sad. I am a massive fan of cheese, strawberries with cream, and real butter on toast. I wanted to write a bit about finding alternatives, the...
Physical effects of anxiety

Physical effects of anxiety

This one is personal to me, as I know all too well about it. Many people don’t realise that anxiety issues aren’t just your mind telling you to start preparing for the fight or flight reaction or worrying about something that doesn’t necessarily need worrying about;...
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Did you know that World Mental Health Day was founded back in 1992? It is on the 10th of October every year, and each year has a theme; for example, this year was Mental Health in an Unequal World. It was started because a man named Richard Hunter fought for the...
Phobias

Phobias

Phobias are classified as a mental health issue. They are fears developed in the brain of things or feelings that can be extremely difficult to shake. Phobias are a pervasive issue. Many phobias come with names, a common one being arachnophobia, a fear of spiders. I...
How I Practice Meditation / Mindfulness

How I Practice Meditation / Mindfulness

I tend to take a few minutes out of my day to practice meditation/mindfulness in the evening. It helps me wind down before sleeping, reflect on my day, set goals for the next day, and it helps ease any worries/anxieties I may have. I practice mindfulness in two...