On Being Lonely At 25

making friends as an adult, social anxiety, making new friends, how to make new friends, this stuff is golden,

Okay, I admit it – I’m a bit lonely. However I am not Bridget Jones kinda lonely, I’m not getting drunk and singing All By Myself, though it may reach that point. What I mean is, I’m not lover-lonely. I have one of those, a very lovely one who I imagine will end up being […]

55 Ways To Feel Better

mental health, self care, looking after yourself, feeling better, ways to feel better, mental illness, depression,

Read, read, read. Fantasy worlds trump reality. Watch your favourite kid’s film. Watch your favourite sit-com. I suggest The Office (US), Brooklyn Nine Nine, or Friends. Write a diary entry. Write a blog post about how you feel. Doodle. Listen to uplifting pop music. Obvious artists to start with are: Britney, Gaga and Justin Timberlake. […]

Learn To Say ‘No’

learn to say no, saying no, self care,

Yeah sure, I’ll help you out with that work thing. Of course I’ll make a round of tea. Yes, I’ll come to the pub with you on Friday. Sometimes it can feel like all you ever say is yes to everyone and everything, making you busier than you once were, much more tired than you […]