Lets Talk Mental Health – How Do You Explain Depression To Someone Who May Not Get It?

How do you explain depression to someone who may not get it? I recently found myself trying to articulate something that still doesn’t really make sense and in all honesty, I found myself getting extremely frustrated and alone because I couldn’t get it to make it sense to the person I was speaking to. ThisRead more

What does it mean to have a supportive partner?

A supportive partner can come in all shapes and sizes. We all look for something different and we’re all willing to deal with different things in relationships. If you’d have asked me what I thought a supportive partner would look like years ago, it would have been someone who lets me get on with myRead more

Let’s Talk Mental Health – It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It all started back in May when I wrote about being a black woman surrounded by white privilege (blog here). I did not expect things to unfold the way they did. This year has been a lot! The last few months have been tough for many of us around the world. Between lockdown, racism, relived/newRead more

And that’s on: being an exhausted black woman surrounded by white privilege

Isn’t it funny how it takes a world pandemic to help you see just how tired you are of having to fight just to simply exist? As most of you know, I date a white man called Sean. Me and Sean have been together on and off for nearly 4 years, (also the amount ofRead more

Lets Talk Mental Health – Setting Healthy Boundaries

One thing I’ve started to learn and I intend on taking into next year is how to set healthy boundaries. Whether it’s family, friends or a romantic relationship, you need to learn to set boundaries for a healthy relationship and a healthy life. When I say ‘healthy boundaries’, I mean knowing what your limits are.Read more