Head above water – where I’ve been

Hello Blooms, We can all agree that during these troubling and confusing times that life seems to be stuck in this weird realm; it feels like each day is melting into the next, yet with the rush of new information we're ingesting each day it feels like things are moving incredibly quick. I can empathise [...]

Journaling and Riding the Depression Wave (w/ exercises)

Hello Blooms! Long(ish) time no speak! If you have been following me on Instagram you may have seen me allude to having experienced some issues in my personal life - however, I'm pleased to announce that I am back; upon sensing the depression wave coming to an end. This depression flare required me to take [...]

Bloom’s recommended: Holidays: Enjoying or Surviving — Brown Sugar & Sazon

Hey guys! Quick check in before the end of the decade.. I can’t believe how fast the end of this year snuck up on ius. It’s odd because I feel like this was the LONGEST year of my life ya’ll!! So much loss and depression, but ya girl made it through! I know it’s been […] [...]

Today’s recommendation – How to help someone with a mental illness – The Do’s and Don’t’s (Heather’s Perspective)

Hello Blooms, In today's 'Bloom recommended' we have a brilliant piece by a fellow blogger by the name of Heather. Her down-to-earth analysis of the way people typically responds to those with mental illness is paralleled with ways to support people who are suffering from it. This is fuelled from personal insight, and in it's [...]

Bloom’s recommended – Emotional Scars: The Legacy Of Adverse Childhood Experiences

CW: mentions of childhood trauma A fabulous analysis of childhood trauma and the lasting effect it has on emotional navigation in adulthood. I would definitely recommend reading this insightful and well-written piece. All children are born very needy and dependent. They simply cannot survive without a responsible adult providing the necessary care. Besides basic needs [...]

The EDS Chronicles: Fearless Christianity – praying upon the sick and vulnerable

Hello Blooms, I first off want to thank you for the positive feedback I received on my last blog post. It was one regarding the exploitation of disability - and yet again I am here to call out those who are doing just that. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a genetic condition causing a defect in [...]