Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

My regular readers will know I write a post in honour of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week every year, and this year is no different. Cervical cancer awareness charity Jo’s Trust are at the forefront of the #SmearForSmear campaign every year, encouraging women to attend their cervical screening (aka. Smear test). It’s a simple, routine test … Continue reading Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

Reaching Out to Loved Ones During Lockdown | Brew Monday 2021

The third January of every month is classed as Blue Monday - statistically, the most depressing day of the year. General reasons for that could be because we’re all a bit down following the Christmas festivities, no one has any money following Christmas and the long run up to payday, and the weather is a … Continue reading Reaching Out to Loved Ones During Lockdown | Brew Monday 2021

Anxious Ramblings 6 | Contamination OCD & the Coronavirus Pandemic 3: Surely It Should Be Over By Now?

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It’s been a while since I did an OCD-covid related check-in, so I thought with it being OCD Awareness Week this week, it would be an idea to post one. A lot has happened since my last OCD update - I’ve been getting out a lot more, I’ve seen a few more friends and fam, … Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 6 | Contamination OCD & the Coronavirus Pandemic 3: Surely It Should Be Over By Now?

Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

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It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about the C-word properly in relation to my mental health, but as lockdown rules are very slowly being lifted (or at least, they are at the time of writing), I feel it’s probably time to address it again. In honesty, not much not has happened since you know...lockdown. My … Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

“We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

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I know, I’m supposed to be on my sort-of blogging break. However, when I read about a certain article published by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (31st March), I had to come out of my box and address it. To be honest, I didn’t really want to taint my blog with this fantastic piece … Continue reading “We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article