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Borderline Personality Disorder: The grey between the lines

Happy Monday everyone! Today’s blog post is from a friend about dealing with borderline personality disorder. I was diagnosed (reluctantly) as having Borderline Personality Disorder at the age of 18, following an attempt to end my life. My ultimate goal was to stop feeling all those overwhelming emotions – I’d had enough of being let down, I’d…

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…