This year I’ve started to be a bit more open about my mental health with the people important to me. It’s not easy to ask for support when you can’t always explain what’s wrong without getting upset, but I’m very lucky to have some amazing friends who have supported me through rough times in my mental health just by showing that they care.
Going for a walk or a run can be refreshing, whether it’s just getting fresh air by walking around my town or exploring an exciting new environment when travelling. I walk to work every day and run twice a week, so it’s safe to say that I have my fair share of time outside. I can think of many times that the great outdoors have helped me with my mental health and I want to share one of those experiences with you in this post. Continue reading “5. Outside”
Day 4 of this self careathon brings to mind a time where I used to have panic attacks before school. In the end, I would lay down cuddling my cat, listening to the sound of her heart to calm me down and I could lay there for hours.
Continue reading “4. Snuggle”
Sometimes you need a boost to power through work or time to recover at the end of a difficult day. Here is a list of some things that give me a boost: Continue reading “3. Boost”
My biggest obstacle in life is motivation. It has a massive impact on my work, university, social life and health. Continue reading “2. Obstacles”
Here I am, starting Day 1 of the selfcareathon on Day 12…. which brings me to my first point. Continue reading “1. 10 things about me”