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 [...]

The Mirror Before Me Now

Dear Blooms, I guess you could say this piece follows on from my last post. However, rather than focusing on my personal journey with anorexia, I wanted to talk about my body image now that I am in remission from anorexia; because it's complex and something which I don't see being discussed very often. DISCLAIMER: [...]