Helen Bamber Foundation, the Conversation: Creative Survival @HelenBamber @stephenfry

Helen Bamber Foundation, the Conversation: Creative Survival Opening Speech I can now say that I have had a rare opportunity to see Emma Thompson in her true form. Shed of her acting skin, she is warm, candid, beautiful and extremely funny. She spoke with passion, authority and grace, ensuring we all knew why we were…

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Mental Health- Isolation and the Monster within

Mental Health- Isolation Trigger warnings- depression, sexual abuse, PTSD Some of you are aware, I have been avoiding social media for the last few days. Few of you know what caused it. There is a list of 2 people that knew I intended to leave social media for good and leave the world of YA…

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Mental Health- Realising you’ve escaped an abusive relationship Part TWO: Advice for identifying and dealing with a sociopath

Mental Health- Realising you’ve escaped an abusive relationship Part TWO: Advice for identifying and dealing with a sociopath I’m sorry this has taken so long to write. The previous post took a hell of a lot out of me emotionally; it led to a week of panic attacks and a rather violent nightmare. Once again,…

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Mental Health- Realising you’ve escaped an abusive relationship Part ONE #mentalhealth

Mental Health- Realising you’ve escaped an abusive relationship Part ONETrigger warning- emotional abuse, depression, anxiety*names have been changed for obvious reasons. I met Dick through a dating site. It wasn’t until after our first date I found out the name I knew him by was false. About a month in, he told me he was…

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Mental Health: Know Thy Self

I found these 25 questions for personal growth. I figured it was a good way to spend some time reflecting upon myself. I think I intended to answer them with a comedian’s mind-set. However, I don’t think I’ve been all that successful. What does your ideal day look like? My ideal day would involve starting…

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Mental Health- Weight and Depression

Firstly, I want to say thank you to those of you who took the time to read the previous mental health post; I am moved by those of you who reached out and spoke to me about it. The main aim of this is, first and foremost, about helping others and I certainly seem to…

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Mental Health- The Rabbit Hole and the App that saved me #mentalhealthmatterso

  I suffer from depression. I’m medicated for it and I’m happy to say that. Now! I never used to be. When I first started dating my ex, I had been on my medication for about 6 months. I’d been following my 3 positives a day for about 2 of those months and I felt…

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Mental Health- an Introduction

I’d set up this blog almost three years ago with the intention of writing film reviews. That first year, I discovered how hard it was to keep up with it when I was going the cinema as frequently as I did. Back in December 2016, after being told by my then-boyfriend I would never make…

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Mental Health- Ramblings of a scared and abandoned woman #mentalhealth #ramblings #Han

This is a post I wrote for a secret blog a few years ago. Because it was written just for me and not for an audience, it’s rather candid. I had an operation this week. One I’ve been waiting a year and a half to happen. That’s when I started the process for this operation.…

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