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I love my family, but…

Family. It’s a strange one. I’m fortunate enough to have had the best parents I could have asked for – they dealt with the emo phase, with me coming out and with me generally being a moody teenager, and supported me and made me able to do what I do today. But they drive me…

Body Image

So I want to talk about body image. I can wholeheartedly put my hand up and say that this is something I struggle with on a daily basis. It’s hard not to. Everywhere you look there is someone telling you “Don’t eat that, you’ll gain weight” or “Eat this new, super-grain we’ve supposedly found that…

The healing powers of Nigella

There’s just something infinitely comforting about watching Nigella Lawson talk about food. Its luxurious, and the cooking equivalent of a long hug, and I can think of few things better after a bad day. From the understated, homely classiness of her kitchen to the way in which she greets a sandwich as if it were…

Anxiety.

Anxiety. It’s a b-word for sure. Let me tell you a little bit about how my anxiety works.  Something bad happens, it can be anything small or large, and I am off. Last week, I was having one of those ‘everything seems to go wrong’ weeks and to top it all off, my brand new…

Poor Sportsmanship

Sport for me has always been a source of great enjoyment. When I think back to my childhood I spent a lot of time running around the garden, purposefully kicking a football, and losing myself in my imagination, pretending to be one of my footballing heroes like Carlos Tevez, David Beckham or Kelly Smith. I…

What are we doing?

We’re a group of 7 people who want to talk about the real elephant in the room – mental health. We go through our lives being told to look after our bodies but what nobody tells you is how important it is to look after your mind too. We can’t profess to know all there…