What I Would Say To My Younger Self

I had a horrible time as a teenager. I was depressed, I attempted suicide, I lost good friends (thankfully I have gained some back) and overall I was just a mess. I thought I would write down some things I would've liked to have heard when I was a teenager and going through this stuff.…

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Ways To Distract Yourself When You’re Feeling Down

When you're feeling down with only your own thoughts, it can get pretty overwhelming. Trust me, I've been there. I also know how hard it can be to distract yourself from these feelings and thoughts. It's almost as if whatever you do, it's still all you can think about and that sucks. I've decided to…

What it’s like being bisexual

There has been a lot of controversy lately involving bisexual people that has really pissed me off. If you have read my ‘Being young and gay’ blog post, you’ll know I am bisexual. If you didn’t read it, hello I am bisexual. Luckily I have never really experienced any physical biphobia in my life. I…

Being young and gay! – the reality of it

I think I have always known I wasn't 100% straight. I remember watching programmes when I was younger and only really paying attention to the girls and thinking they were pretty or I would 'fancy' women on TV more than men. I used to watch Strictly Come Dancing and not  look at the men dancers…

Depression – What it’s like to live and deal with it

  Trigger warning: Having a mental illness is just as serious as having a physical illness. If you haven't had a mental illness then it's really hard to understand how someone with a mental illness is feeling. This is where empathy comes in. I've had mental health problems for as long as I can remember…

Mental Health – My journey and how you can get help

Trigger warning: I do talk about self harm and suicide attempts in this post so read with caution. Dealing with mental health impacts every aspect of life, even if you're not the one that's ill. The chances of you knowing someone with mental health problems is very high, you may not even be aware of…