Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Hannah’s story is a must read.
From champion runner, winning medals to running herself down a slippery slope into the arms of her eating disorder.
Hannah almost lost everything she’d spent years working hard and training for.
She speaks truth about stress, it’s destructive impact on our health, but how we, with help and unconditional support of those around us, ultimately have the ability to turn destructiveness into determination to become star-performers

#MeToo: A Social Storm To Stop Suffering

#MeToo: A Social Storm To Stop Suffering

In response to the #MeToo campaign, why it's so important to take a stand and not be afraid to speak out about the suffering behind seemingly smiling eyes. I touch on my own experience and my hopes for this movement helping both the victims and perpetrators involved in such sex crimes.

The Toxicity Of Love

The Toxicity Of Love

A brave and honest account that challenges our perceptions of who is considered vulnerable. As well as exploring issues of trust and manipulation within relationships.

How To Support Your Child Through Eating Disorder Recovery

How To Support Your Child Through Eating Disorder Recovery

Living with someone suffering from an eating disorder is hard. It can involve full time, round the clock, care at it's worst. It is physically, emotionally draining. It can cause frustration and anger, sadness and despair. But there are ways you can stay on top of your game and make sure you're fully charged and taking care of yourself in order to take care of them. Here I present Janet Richards top tips for looking after a loved one suffering with an eating disorder.... ft. wine! 

Depression Through His Eyes

Depression Through His Eyes

I was introduced to Dan through social media; a talented young man no doubt, whose passion for writing shines through his own Wordpress site. Just like many other talented artists,  Dan too has unfortunately endured, and overcome, his own mental battles. His account below is not only fantastically articulated, but bravely allows us all a glimpse into what was once his world, and what now is his future.

Self-Harm, Depression & Finding Strength! 

Self-Harm, Depression & Finding Strength! 

The first in the "Through the eyes of..." series. This account is a window into the life of one girl whose outside self-confident and feisty demeanour masked a disrupted and difficult past, and the strategies she's found important to keeping the rainy days at bay.