At the end of September I attended a blogging conference. Now I realise this is a weird way to start given the title of this post. What does a blogging conference have to do with periods? Well at that conference I met the lovely people from Wear White Again. During the day they were offering free manicures to help promote the hashtag #aminumber5. I was lucky enough to get my nails done, which was actually my first ever time! I love them. …

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I’m not sure why I’m really writing this. I may never hit publish, it might just sit in my drafts forever. But as Elsa, loudly and proudly sings, let it go. Writing my feelings down always seems easier than talking about them. Since my teens I have suffered from low self-esteem. I know that we all have times when we lack confidence and don’t feel good about ourselves. I was then diagnosed as having depression and anxiety, which has continued…

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I’m not usually one for writing about the death of famous people, however, this one hurts. Nearly everyone in their 20’s, 30’s and even 40’s will know who Linkin Park are. Last night at about 7:30 pm as I was looking at twitter I saw a tweet from TMZ. It announced that the lead singer – Chester Bennington had been found dead from an apparent suicide. I immediately looked at the other music related accounts I follow. Nothing. Thank god,…

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I’ve been feeling quite down lately, both about myself and blogging. I spend an awful lot of time comparing myself to others. I know I shouldn’t do it but it’s so hard not to. I’ve been finding it hard to get motivated to write, which is weird as I have a billion things I want to write about. I just cannot find the words. I’ve even lost interest in reading other blogs which is something I used to love doing. Before…

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This week is Mental Health awareness week. I’ve spoken briefly about my history in this post but thought now would be a good time to talk about it more. I will add a trigger warning here. Some of the things I am going to talk about might need it. We all have mental health. Good mental health is an asset that helps us to thrive. This is not just the absence of a mental health problem, but having the ability to think,…

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