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Psychosis

Psychosis is a complicated illness and very misunderstood. Psychosis – ‘a mental health problem that causes people to perceive or interpret things different from those around them’ www.nhs.uk/conditions/psychosis. I have been wary…
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Therapies

Therapies It’s often clear to me that a lot of people have no idea between different Psychological therapies and it shouldn’t be this way. It’s like chosing your grocery shopping – if you don’t know what an item is, you’re not going…
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Nurse

My day to day job….what do I do? Dish out medication?  Talk to Doctors?  Run around? Well, something I want to try and debunk with knowledge and information is some of the taboo that is connected to mental health and how to access…
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Fitness Classes

Fitness classes I have learned over time of being a PT and getting myself into a shape that I am happy that I know a lot of stuff in fitness. I am not trying to be big headed but the reason I know a lot of stuff is because I have experimented,…
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Find Your Daily Happy - Even In Nursing

So I hashtag nursing all the time….why? Because it is a tough job that has little reward and I kind of want people to know that I am working really hard! Both in nursing but also building a business in fitness/health. I also want to try…
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Caffeine

So – as a child I didn’t need coffee and somehow had more energy than Mr Motivator (yup – true story). Apparently I was the type of child that would find interest in something shiny take it apart and take it to an adult and ask how it…
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Mental Health Emergency

You may see in the street someone looking very unwell, paranoid, distressed, preoccupied or expressing worrying signs of mental disturbance – as if they want to hurt themselves or others. You may have seen it and I think it’s important that…
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Anxiety

Oxford Dictionary – ‘A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.  Similar to my writing on depression – anxiety is one word that describes many feelings and experiences. As a mental health…
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Depre-shhhh-ion

My view on depression is that it is one word that can mean many different things for different people. I do get frustrated by fly away comments that you may hear - such as….’How depressing! There are no matcha lattes anywhere?!’ I mean…
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Fitness Without A Face

You may notice from my instagram that I do not have my face in any of my pictures. Why you may ask…. Well this is for a number of reasons: I work as a mental health nurse in real life and when I am working – I am boundaried and thoughtful…