• Mental Health,  Vegan Lifestyle

    How to avoid being a Vegan full of hate

    If you’re thinking about going Vegan or have been Vegan a while you may be experiencing something which we call ‘Hateful Vegan’. This refers to you and the way you see things and specifically other people and industries once you know the truth. It’s hard to act ok with all the cruelty in the world when you know the reality of the situation. The animals slaughtered each year and what they must go through. The damage to the environment. The slow deaths to ourselves. How can I watch slaughter videos and be ok with people eating meat? This, in turn, invokes a feeling of hate and anger towards people who aren’t…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    5 Daily Habits for a Healthier You

    This post is simple. Five healthy habits to become a healthier you. These are 5 habits that you should try to focus on incorporating into your everyday life. These are: Drink enough water Get plenty of sleep Reduce  your stress Eat healthy Exercise daily Let’s focus more in depth on each point. Drink plenty of water We all know that water is good for you but I don’t think people realize how important it is to drink just the right amount. Too much and you can make yourself poorly. Too little and you’ll suffer the side effects. By drinking enough water you avoid dehydration. Dehydration effects you both physically and…

  • Mental Health

    Do Hormones Control Your Mental Health?

    Hormones VS Mental Health Do you ever wonder if your hormones are controlling not just your mood but your mental health? I’m here to tell you it’s absolutely possible. I, myself, have a consistent battle against my mental health as soon as my hormones change towards the end of the month.  “According to research by the American National Institute of Mental Health, 64% of women who suffer from depression say their symptoms get worse during the premenstrual period” (Metro). This is just depression though! All this shows it the impact hormones can have on mental health but there are so many other mental health issues that can be influenced by…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    Living in Gratitude

    Today I am going to talk about living in gratitude. What it means to live in gratitude and how you can start following this positive way of living for a better mentality on life. I’m not saying I do this all the time, everyone has bad days. Heck, I have major anxiety problems to the point that I don’t leave the house on my own. I have panic attacks. I most likely have PCOS and can’t have children without being dosed up on pills and other such things but I’m still smiling. I focus on the little things. Waking up to my husband giving me a goodbye kiss before he heads…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life,  Vegan Lifestyle

    Thriving on supplements – Daily vitamins

    I’ve touched on this briefly in my post ‘Anxiety Self Help – Advice and Tips” it’s a great look into how I deal with my Generalised Anxiety Disorder, I would highly recommend giving it a read. You may find some helpful tips. So, what’s the point of this post?  Well, people seem to see the term ‘supplements’ as a dirty word. You’re still perfectly healthy if you take supplements. Consider supplements the safety net to your general wellbeing. I would also like to show the importance of these vitamins because as with most deficiencies, you won’t know you’re deficient until you’re in trouble and have to be pumped full of that…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    Becoming a more positive person – Turning negative into positive

    Positivity, as I’ve said many times before is the root of your tree but in this modern world, it’s so difficult to stay positive. Things are complicated and there are so many stressors in our everyday lives, but, if you learn to turn the negative into something positive it’s a great way to become a more positive person overall. A few examples of this:  If your husband angers you because he has an annoying habit such as, oh I don’t know. Leaving the toilet seat up? (not mine, luckily). Instead of getting annoyed by that, try to appreciate it for what it is. Yes, that habit may be a little frustrating…

  • Mental Health

    Mental Health Awareness Week – Stress

    Hello, as you may already be aware, it’s #mentalhealthawarenessweek here in the UK.  It’s something that happens each year and with each year there’s a topic that is the main focus to promote awareness of. This year is ‘Stress’. Now, when I considered what I wanted to write for this post I felt frustrated and at a loss because I don’t feel like I deal with stress very well. It manifests itself in how my body feels a lot of the time and is one of the biggest triggers for my anxiety because to be quite frank we all have a lot of crap going off in our lives and it’s…

  • Mental Health

    Learning to love yourself

    Hello! Recently I’ve started working with the ‘Vegan Warrior Academy‘ posting the occasional blog post for them. I’m excited as it allows me to write more in-depth about subjects I wouldn’t necessarily write about here, but, I feel the importance of still writing a little summary and posting the main article in case you want to read it. So, let’s talk about Self Love.  It’s the way you start everything. It’s one of the important roots of the positivity tree. In order to show respect, love, gratitude and all those positive emotions towards another, you also have to consider them for yourself. You have to love yourself and enjoy your own company because you’re…

  • Mental Health

    Mental Health – Taking control and finding your own therapist – Private VS NHS

    First things first, this is through my experience that I can write this post. It’s subjective and therefore is just my opinion. My experience Now, a quick look at what happened to me. when I decided I wanted to look into therapy I went to the Doctors and got put on a super long waiting list (around 18 months I was told). There is such a huge number of people that go down this route. But, I wasn’t comfortable waiting this long and needed help asap so I did some research. I also find that a lot of the time doctors will just pump you full of pills to fix…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    Solitude – What if?

    This morning, I popped on YouTube to watch something whilst I was working through my work on the laptop. I happened to come across a documentary done on Solitary Confinement. 5 People were placed in complete solitary confinement for 5 days. Here’s the link if you would like to watch – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lH6SUTMQ__g&index=2&list=WL&t=0s It was baffling and very interesting. Everyone struggled, it makes you strip back everything that you’re and what is important to you. For some, this was good and others not so much. I have always had a huge interest in psychology, experimentation (the voluntary kind, not animals) and many things along the line of mental health. As you know…