The EDS Chronicles: Losing trust in professionals (2/2)

Dear Blooms, Towards the end of December, I published a blog post concerning my experiences with professionals and why I have lost trust in so many of them. Today, I wish to finish this two-part edition to The EDS Chronicles. In part one I mentioned briefly that I shall cover ensuring professional accountability and the [...]

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 [...]

The Mighty F! Living w/ Fibromyalgia: Part 2

Hello lovelies! 🌱 If you haven't already read part one, I advise you to do so if you want a greater insight into fibromyalgia - however, this post is dedicated to discussing flourishing within the bounds of the condition, whilst breaking barriers which previously seemed unbeatable. Nevertheless I am as thankful as always for the [...]

Finding Balance

In order to stay centred, we're told to find a 'balance' between our different commitments and obligations, and as a student, I find this particularly difficult, as a work routine is not present due to the style of course that I am undertaking. Thus, I find myself disregarding certain areas of my life, for example [...]