It’s that time of the year again, when droves of young, bright things begin their university chapter. It may be seven years since I was a fresher but amidst the blurry memories of nights out, I remember the excitement of gaining independence and the endless opportunities
*TRIGGER WARNING! To be perfectly honest with you, I was rather apprehensive about writing a post on Suicide Prevention Month. I feared that it might’ve resulted with a self-inflicted trigger. I also questioned whether I was the right person to discuss the importance of suicide prevention when
Modern-day lifestyles are so busy and centred around other people, that we have forgotten to make time for ourselves. We are neglecting our own wellbeing and happiness. Self-love shouldn’t be sacrificed, it should be honoured and an essential part of our routine.
From a young age we are taught to love and show compassion. Compassion being the wish for others to be free from suffering and love is wanting others to be happy. So why do so many of us ignore the importance of being loving and compassionate to ourselves?
Teenage Zaynah was an ugly duckling. I was a shy kid with zero body confidence which was contributed by the fact that I would brush my thick, curly hair until it amounted to a
We have been experiencing soaring temperatures over the last couple of weeks. Here in England we’re having a heatwave so let’s put on our shorts,
Getting out of the house has been challenging over the last few months since my crisis episode. Going out alone is still impossible and I usually tend to stick to local, familiar places.
How much sleep do I need? We have become a sleep deprived society and it’s having a detrimental effect on our health. Sleep is a pillar of health which is just as important as eating, drinking and exercising.
“How can anyone love you if you don’t love yourself”. That’s an affirmation that I’m sure most of us are aware of, yet the idea of loving yourself or even liking yourself is very complicated. I’ve always misunderstood the concept of self-love as arrogant and narcissistic.