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Blog and Roll

Hello, dear reader! It’s been a while since I posted anything on this blog (although, check out the new logo peeps!). At the beginning of June, I thought it would be wise to let black bloggers build up the recognition they deserve. Whilst the Black Lives Matter movement is ever-ongoing (and so it should), I […]

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Crisis Clutter

I’m not going to begin this post by reminding you all that we’re in one hell of a sticky situation right now (is this sentence an oxymoron?). Instead, I’m going to offer you something to do whilst you’re stuck at home (and you’d better be at home). Take a good look around you (and yes, […]

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Minimal Media

Nearly a year ago, I created a blog that challenged the dismal aspect of mental illness. For years, the media and television corporations have depicted mental illness in two ways: by enforcing us to believe that one half of suffers are prone to violent breakdowns, and highlighting the raincloud misery of the other half. For […]

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6 Tips for Minimalist Christmas Gifts

Yikes! As if Christmas is nearly here (why are you so surprised? it happens every year) and the gift buying fever is rife. With such busy lives, debilitating finances and the demonic burden of mental health weighing us down, finding the right gift for someone you care about is a challenge. It’s even more of […]

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Square One

As a kid, I would often picture my future (as most kids do, when did we all of a sudden become philosophical) and it would look something like this: Boyfriend by 16 (ha, gaaaayyyyy) Go to uni at 18 (achieved) House by 21 (pfft) Engaged by 23 (sure, I was born in Carlisle) Married by […]

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Passion For The Clinically Depressed

Being diagnosed with depression is both a blessing and a curse – we know that there is an illness in our heads and we can put a name to it, but it often leaves us with a sense of dread (who do you think you are, Deborah). In what world can we feel happy again? […]

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

I got a blank space babyyy…but what is minimalism? Isn’t it just sitting in an empty white room, in a white suit, and staring off into the abyss? If you had asked me that a few years ago, I might have been inclined to agree. But it’s not! Shock, horror – minimalism is actually more […]