Category: Blog

How I Balance Fibromyalgia and Studying.

It was like an elephant living inside my skull. Heavy. Too big to be there.

“It was familiarly unfamiliar.” – A Time of Dread by John Gwynne [Review].

To see how the world had geographically and socially evolved was charming.

This Is What It’s Really Like to Have Fibromyalgia.

When I tell people I have Fibromyalgia a lot of people stare blankly, or go “I’m so sorry” or, “I can’t even imagine” – sometimes it’s a combination of all three. Of course, it’s pretty difficult to understand what it’s like to have something you don’t have. I’m hoping that, after reading this, you’ll empathise somewhat.

10 Pieces of Advice I Wish I Had When I Began Writing.

Don’t write for money. You’ll fail.

How I Cope With my Mental Illness

Give your mind a break. Just as our bodies need sleep to function properly, as do our brains – so let your brain rest.

Observations.

Task: go to a location and write what you observe.

Opinion Piece: Joking About Your Mental Health Can Be a Bad Coping Mechanism for Mental Illness.

The last thing we as a society need to do is lessen the brutality of mental illness. Particularly suicidal thoughts.