How to Project an Air of Confidence You Don’t Really Feel
Mental health / Working

How to Project an Air of Confidence You Don’t Really Feel

“A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I’m that diamond.” ~ Solange Nicole So I’ve been out of work, suffering with severe depression and anxiety, and basically living like a hermit since November last year. But over the past few weeks I’ve … Continue reading

Because A Pretty Corpse Is No Use To Anyone
#medications / #StartAConversation / Beauty & Style / Body Image / Life / Mental health / Mental Health & Wellbeing

Because A Pretty Corpse Is No Use To Anyone

(Getty Images/Jose Juan Garcia) “It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.” ~ Warsan Shire Like many other people I’ve put on quite a bit of weight since I started taking mirtazapine again. Unlike, seemingly, any other people I don’t particularly care. … Continue reading

Sub-Cultured
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Sub-Cultured

“The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer When I studied for my sociology A Level our teacher always used to say that if we were … Continue reading

It’s Not Me, It’s You
Dating / Mental health / Mental Health & Wellbeing / Relationships / Sex, Dating & Relationships

It’s Not Me, It’s You

“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounding yourself with ass holes.” ~ William Gibson You should especially make sure that you are not surrounded by ass holes if a doctor has already diagnosed you with depression. Until you identify them they … Continue reading