Yep, that's the one. The insidious #GoodVibesOnly, faux-content feeling that emanates from all manner of social media pages. But how could positivity be toxic?! I hear you ask. Easily, as it turns out. Really, really easily. On the whole, positivity is just that: positive. It is generally nothing but a good thing to embrace your … Continue reading Notes on Toxic Positivity
Lots of things that are good for you seem to be very expensive. I'm still not 100% sure what spirulina or maca root powder do or why people put them in smoothies all the time, but they are on my mental list of "things I've heard are good for me that are too expensive to … Continue reading How natural light boosts mental and physical wellbeing
Wellness and wellbeing have become real buzz words in recent years, and their rise in popularity is long overdue. Whether we’re talking about healthy eating, physical wellness or all-important psychological wellbeing, there are campaigns and hashtags popping up for pretty much every occasion. The thing with “wellness” as a concept is that it’s not always … Continue reading 5 Easy-to-adopt wellness habits
I'm really honoured to say that Smarter Travel have featured me in one of their recent posts, a roundup of tips and advice on travelling with depression. You can read the full post here - https://www.smartertravel.com/2017/09/14/traveling-with-depression/ and see a post I wrote about staying sane on longer adventures right here - https://justcantsettle.com/2016/03/14/remaining-sort-of-vaguely-sane-sometimes/ 💚
Credit: instagram @emotionalclub When, at 4am the other day, I decided to write a piece about long-term travelling with mental health struggles, I originally ended up writing a 1,500 word essay that said a lot of things in it that have already been said a million times elsewhere. So I had a rethink. Here, in shorter … Continue reading Remaining sort-of vaguely sane. Sometimes.