First of all, dear readers, I need to apologise. I’ve been slack. I haven’t written as much as I would have liked to. If I’m being honest with you, my creative juices just haven’t been flowing. I’ve had a bit of writers block. Every time I sit down to write or I have an idea, … More I’m a chick. I play rugby. This is how it’s changed me.
Anxiety, my old friend. It’s been a while. Are we friends? I can’t be sure. I guess you’re that person you have in your life you wish you could cut off. You know the one? That person that’s toxic but sometimes makes you feel like you need them so you hold on to them. Does … More Anxiety, my old friend. It’s been a while.
By Krystina Batt Control is a bittersweet word. I can either “have things under control” and feel like I’ve got my sh!t together, or I can “lose control” and the whole world can come crashing down. Control for some can mean a healthy balance and for others it can signify a daily battle of restriction. For me, … More War and Peace: My experience with control and binge eating.
I want to tell you all a little story. One of those classic “aha” moments that I’ve carried with me since. It was a cold Autumn morning. The type of morning where the sun is shining but you have to pull your jumper up over your nose to keep it warm. The type of cold … More Self-care Sunday sounds wanky but by God, it’s important.
Easter time. You’ve come again. You bring so much joy to so many people. You bring families to the same table. You make little children squeal with happiness as they hunt for those eggs left by the Easter bunny. You bring love, light, laughter and meaning to people all over the world. But not everyone looks … More Eating Disorders at Easter time: what you need to know.
Note: This post deals with issues of mental illness. If you or anyone you know needs help you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or BeyondBlue on 1300 22 4636. If I’m being honest with you, I haven’t been in great shape lately. Over the summer period, I was feeling better than ever. I wrote about … More 5 Things You Should Know About Mental Illness
You know sometimes you’ll read an article and it will stick with you for a while? You’ll mull it over and might think about it again when you have some time to yourself. The other day I came across this article written by The Mighty that was republished on The Butterfly Foundation’s Facebook page. And … More Do I regret my before and after recovery photos?