From Sweats to Suspenders

  I think we can all simultaneously agree that it has been a difficult few months, as we're navigating a situation which the majority of us have never experienced before. At first it seemed almost surreal, like it was a strange parallel dystopian universe - however now it's something that I am finding myself slowly [...]

Blooms recommended: The Worst Day of My Life — Brown Sugar & Sazon

CW: child loss Hi Blooms, In today's recommended post I wish to share another post by Brown Sugar & Sazon (Asya). In this post she has such palpable resilience and strength, sharing a painful and traumatic event which occurred, the loss of her unborn child. As someone who has never endured this pain, I can [...]

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 [...]