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5 Things I Learnt In 2020

As this never-ending year finally limps to a close I find myself in much the same position as I started in. I am 23, still single, still working a part-time job in retail, and still living at home. And yet this year has changed me beyond what I could have expected. I am now the […]Read More

5 Things I’ve Learnt Since Going on Antidepressants

Making the decision to go onto antidepressants was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. Sitting in the doctor's office and realising my only option was antidepressants broke my heart. I was 15 at the time, going on a journey none of my peers were on. I couldn’t understand why my brain didn’t function like theirs. Read More

5 Things I Learnt As An Author Of Erotica

As a student, I hated reading. Everything we were mandated to read in school was presented in a cold and clinical fashion and there was only one correct way of interpreting the reading. Our grades were based upon that one line of thought. Imagination and creative thinking were only allowed if the teacher deemed it […]Read More

5 Things I Learnt During My First Year at University

Going to university is one of many people’s life aspirations. Although the experience promises an amazing social life and education, it is also a very daunting shift in life. From leaving home to moving to a completely new area and living with strangers; first year is a learning curve guaranteed to teach you so much […]Read More

5 Things I Learnt After Overcoming My Mental Illness

DISCLAIMER: I am not a qualified mental health professional. This article outlines my experience with mental illness and my own recovery process. If you are seeking advice on your specific situation, please seek help from a medical professional. “When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s […]Read More

5 Things I’ve Learnt Since Having The Coil

I first started learning about the possible negative side affects from the contraceptive pill, not from my doctor, but from various Facebook groups online. Girls were posting their concerns about the pill’s impact on their mental health, many of them citing an increasing feeling of being depressed, not having enough energy, and loosing their libido. […]Read More

5 Things I Learnt After A Long Term Relationship

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give- which is everything” Katherine Hepburn From a young age, with exposure to young adult novels and teen coming of age movies, the one goal for a lot of people is a relationship. We are […]Read More