I’m not ashamed to talk about mental health. Recently, I’ve been struggling quite a bit, which I tried to get help for from my NHS doctor. After a 2 month wait, they referred me to a community mental health team, who wanted to sort me with unemployment benefits, coffee mornings and group talking therapy. This… Continue reading Mental Health | Is the NHS done with us?
LGBTQIA+ | Pride: Queer Liberation or a Capitalist’s Dream?
Love to all of you who are not accepted, who are scared, who don't feel safe in their homes or countries, who aren't able to be themselves, who don't understand or know themselves yet, or to those who need love at this time.
Mental Health | The Medication Debate
Taking care of yourself shouldn't be and isn't a shameful thing to do.
Book Review | Border Nation by Leah Cowan
No human being is illegal.
Mental Health | I Hate Buying Jeans
I haven't bought jeans in 2.5 years. Let me tell you why.
International Women’s Day | 2021
International Women's Day is not just for the wealthy, cis-gendered, straight, thin, white women, but for the global population of individuals that don't fit into any of those descriptions. Women hold so much power, so much pressure and so much responsibility, despite oftentimes having fewer rights, less social mobility and less freedom.
The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
I’ll start by saying that I’m an ambulatory wheelchair user, which means that on given days I will walk inside, without supports and occasionally venture outside for short distances using crutches. However, if I want to do anything from grocery shopping, to taking some time outdoors, I use the wheelchair. It’s a neat little thing… Continue reading The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
Mental Health | What is Eco Anxiety?
We don't need a few people acting perfectly to save this world. The world needs everyone to act now, perhaps imperfectly sometimes, in order to make a real change.
MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
What’s the traditional gift for a year anniversary? According to Google, it’s paper or a clock. Could this be any more coronavirus? Perhaps a multipack of toilet paper or a clock to count the hours of the day. If you’re reading this, I’m glad you’re still here. Since the state of emergency began last year,… Continue reading MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
BLM Wales: Mohamud Hassan
Mr Hassan was due to be a father. He had a family that loved him. He was only 24. Black lives matter, in Wales and around the world.