Self-Care in Lockdown

Life right now has a depressing sense of Deja vu. Most of the UK is again in lockdown, but this time it’s darker and colder. With social interaction decreasing, the negative effect on mental health is…

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B stands for BLACK

I’m not going to lie…I have been struggling! 3 months into the year, the UK went into lockdown following the Coronavirus pandemic – A pandemic which disproportionately affects people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority…

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Exercise & Mental health

Those that are closest to me know that I have a love affair with spinning. There’s something about sitting on a stationary bike in the dark with music blaring through the speakers, thighs burning as…

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Taking steps to therapy

Happy World Mental Health Day! What better way to promote mental health awareness than talking about how to access therapy. I’ve previously spoken about forming support networks, whether that be friends and family you can…

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BAME and the Mental health sector

Last year I went to an Afropunk event where they discussed why ethnic minorities are largely underrepresented within the mental health field. Sadly, it’s widely acknowledged that people from ethnic minority communities are less likely…

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