Category Archives: mental health

Mindfulness, Meditation and How it Can Help You

It’s certainly no secret that modern life is a stressful thing. We all have deadlines at work or in our studies, drama within our social groups, appointments and meetings to get too not to mention any other internal issues or … Continue reading

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Contentment in Recovery.

I don’t know about you guys but when I first started this recovery thing back in 2013 I had a set of goals in my head that I wanted to achieve before I could say I was recovered. These goals … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: Be a Situational Prism!

Do you ever get those moments where you draw inspiration from the strangest of things? This morning, before I could drag myself away from the warm envelopment of my bed, I was listening to Money from Pink Floyd’s Dark Side … Continue reading

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How Fast Food Restaurants can be used in Eating Disorder Recovery

Hi all, A lot of people recovering from an eating disorder, regardless of its’ label, find eating away from their comfort zone, in public under the judgemental eyes of others, to be a daunting experience. As nice as it would … Continue reading

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Mental Health Q&A

Hi guys, So I asked the members of my eating disorders recovery group (which can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/edrecoverymentalhealthsupport/ ) for questions about mental health issues. I took my favourite three to answer.  Lize asks: How do you feel about potentially triggering … Continue reading

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Anorexia Self Care.

Hi all, Anorexia is a serious condition and can, at it’s worst, be life threatening. If you are trying to recover from anorexia or you have a friend who is suffering from it then you should seek advice from an … Continue reading

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Colouring Book for Me: Mental Health app

Adult colouring in books seem to be in the in thing at the moment for combating stress. Colouring in calms the mind and occupies the hands, it’s an action that doesn’t require a lot of thought, is satisfying and the … Continue reading

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2016 in review!

Chaps and Chapettes, 2016 has been a busy year for me and has seen this blog properly get on it’s feet. I’ve had the pleasure to be able to bring you coverage of lots of car events and have been … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Jeremy Hunt

Dear Mr Hunt, As you may have heard deaths from eating disorders have risen 65% in the past three years, prison suicides are at a record high and one in three headteachers are worried about students suffering with depression. Resources … Continue reading

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Top 5 Famous Psychologists and Their Work

Hi Chaps and Chapettes, Today we shall be looking at 5 famous psychologists and their work. 5. Polish psychologist Solomon Asch was most well known for his conformity experiments. In his experiment 123 male participants were individually put into a … Continue reading

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