Category: Mental Illness

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How vegan life is improving my mental health

Heads up: this is absolutely not a “going vegan will cure your mental illness” blog post, it won’t. This is merely an explanation of how going vegan is supporting my personal recovery. Why vegan? Five years ago I wrote a blog post called On Vegetarianism, that was when my cognitive dissonance around food revved up a gear. In that post...

mental health word cloud, including words like trauma, grief, stigma, genetic, clinical, bipolar

Mental Illness: pride & anti-recovery

This is a response to Sarah Hawkinson‘s video (embedded below) about whether we should be proud of our mental illness, and the ‘anti-recovery’ community. She was responding to a video I haven’t yet watched, but intend to. I want to preface this by saying that I understand what Sarah is trying to say, and she does try to clarify certain...

On self love and fallen idols

It’s still self-love September, and it seems self love is a hot topic at the moment, lots of people are talking about it, which is great! It’s important and needs to be normalised and encouraged. Only, there are ways & means, and this, in my opinion, aint it: 👏🏻 You 👏🏻 can’t 👏🏻 love 👏🏻 somebody 👏🏻 until 👏🏻 you...

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