• Protecting your mental health during this Christmas season.

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Christmas period is upon us yet again. For most people this is a season of love and celebration- it’s one filled with eating, drinking, partying and spending quality time with loved ones . But for some people Christmas is anything but jolly, rather it serves as a trigger for the mental health issues they’ve dealt with or have been dealing with throughout the year. In this post I’ll outline how Christmas can negatively affect your mental health and how to deal with it. 1)Christmas and stress. Christmas can be a rather stressful period from cooking and making preparations to buying presents and planning events. If not…

  • My Beef Curry Recipe

    So guys this is the first ever recipe I’ve written on this blog.My beef curry recipe isn’t like most as I’ve put my own twist to it, hope you like it. If you try out this recipe feel free to send me your pictures or comments. — Begin by first preparing your beef stock. For the beef stock: Ingredients : 4 red peppers 1 onion bulb 2 Knorr maggi cubes Scent leaves (compulsory) 1 spoon of curry powder 1 teaspoon of salt 1 grounded ginger 1 clove of garlic Preparation: Pound/grind the red peppers along with the ginger and garlic. Cut the onions and scent leaves into small cubes. Season…

  • Book review- My Plain Jane

    Title – My plain Jane – a spin off of the book Jane Eyre Year released -2018 Authors- Jodi Meadows , Cynthia Hand and Brodi Ashton. Pages- 212 General overview – This was a beautiful blend of humor, paranormal, romance and betrayal based in the pre-victorian era. This book had me hooked on it from the first page to the very last with a heightened curiosity to find out what happened next. And trust me I wasn’t disappointed. Review : Throughout the duration of the book, I was made to feel like a part of the individual journeys undertaken by the different characters in this book. I could literally imagine…

  • Men self-harm too- my story!!

    I was asked to write about what it’s like being a male who self harms. I am a survivor of long-term childhood sexual abuse, I didn’t self harm during the abuse itself as I went to live with my biological father which ended the abuse. My father was a busy man, I met my half brother, my half sister 2 step-brothers and a step-sister and i became very close with my step sister.I learnt she cut herself when really upset, at first I didn’t understand it. Then a year or two later I had a falling out with a friend, and used a nail to cut for the first time.…

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