Mental Health Double Standards

Hello Blooms, UM...I HAVE A QUICK QUESTION Why do we respect suffering in silence; not wanting to 'trouble' anyone with a so-called problem? Why do we expect this of ourselves yet encourage other people to talk to us about anything that is on their mind? We are upholding the negative stereotypes we are actively trying [...]

Walking with Ana

Follow me on Instagram Hello, Blooms! Long time no post? Ouch, not what I had intended. However, recent circumstances and health issues have interfered with my ability to write; but I'm here now my lovelies, and I'm happy to share my work with you, as always. This post regards eating disorders, and thus comes with [...]

Mental Health, w/ a Side of Mince Pies

Hello Blooms, Thank you for the positive feedback on the previous post titled, Stripped Bare. It was difficult to eloquently express my experiences, memories and feelings regarding the subject matter, and I'm ever so pleased that it was well received. Within that post I mentioned how I truly enjoyed the collaborative piece on Women's Mental [...]

The Conflict Between Disorders and Beliefs

belief bɪˈliːf/ noun plural noun: beliefs trust, faith, or confidence in (someone or something)   Mental health is undoubtedly complex, as it's unique to each and every individual, it effects their own unique interpretations, routine and memories. It warps behaviours and seeps into the cracks that are our pre-existing morals and beliefs; cracks created by the [...]