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Mental Health

Rest is the New Busy

From an early age, we are indoctrinated to believe that laziness is a bad thing. We must not be lazy. Carpe diem, right? Seize the day! I am sure sloth didn’t get onto the seven deadly sin list for nothing (unless they just really hated sloths). You can rest when you’re dead, right? We force […]

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Mental Health

2 Years Clean of Self-Harm

Please be aware that the following post contains references to self-harm, for information on where you can get help, please head over to the Help page. Last year, I celebrated one year of being clean with a post, in which I detailed my history and struggle with self-harm (link). I won’t say that last year’s […]

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Mental Health

Why Blogging Made Me Depressed

Hello friends! It sure has been a while since I did any blogging, dear reader. How have you been? I hope that you all have been looking after yourselves during this horrid year. If you are a returning follower, or a newcomer (welcome!), you will see that I have been gone for a few months. […]

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Mental Health

Fun Factory

A while ago on Instagram (and I mean, a hella long time ago), I asked my followers what they would like to see on my blog. And, whilst admittedly this is months late, I have kept that promise. To be honest, I have been putting off this post for all that time (soz) because I […]

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A Little Extra...

A Little Extra – Panic Stations

I really do not wish to add to the cacophony of chaos surrounding COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus), as I simply do not think it is necessary. With this topic dominating the news, there is no point in reiterating the symptoms, what to do, etc (I think we’re all sick of it…get it). I’m also […]

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Minimalism

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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Blog Mental Health

Two Tribes

Hello everyone! Tomorrow, us Brits will be taking to the polls to vote in the general election. When it comes to voting, peer pressure and cloudy lies, can really bring us down. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss why the political system is so toxic, and what you can do to limit your exposure. Whilst […]

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Blog Self Care

Morning Routine Challenge: Week 1

Good morning everyone! It has been a week since I began my routine journey, with the aim of improving my morning motivation, kicking Debbie the Depression Monster’s arse and smashing my uni work (yasss Queen). Has is been successful? Have I grabbed the early bird by the worm? Well, dear reader, I can only say…I […]

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Blog Self Care

Why I Quit Mental Health Twitter

Okay, we need to spill some tea (oh, this is going to be good). When I started this blog back in March, I had the good sense to create social media accounts for Earth, Mind & Fire, so that I could reach more people who wanted a little laughter injected into their lives. After playing […]

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Blog Mental Health

The Mystery Blogger Award

And the Academy Award goes to… Hello darling readers! It is with great pleasure, and surprise, that Earth, Mind & Fire has been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award! As a newbie blogger fish swimming in a big pond with bigger bloggers, I am humbled (and a little bit cocky) to be recognised and nominated […]