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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. The topic for August is exercise.

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Selfie-Centred - by Ellen Deaville I was thirty before I realised that chlamydia wasn’t a pot plant, which might have raised a few eyebrows at the local garden centre. So I g...
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14th Aug 2018
Press Delete - by Ellen Deaville It was late and I was tired, scrolling through the contacts on my phone. Fragments of old hurts cluttered my mind like bits of broken pots on a mos...
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03rd Aug 2018
If you have read my Five Ways to Beat Summertime Blues, you know I mentioned saving up for your summer dream vacation. Here are five suggestions to get you started to achieving tha...
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27th Jul 2018
Disposable Youth - by Ellen Deaville "I’m worried that it’s already too late for me…” he said, looking past me in to the distance and sighing. At only four...
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25th Jul 2018
By Andre Petrolo So it’s Sunday morning, the 22 July 2018 and my wife and I are sitting on the balcony of our flat off the gorgeous Portobello Road in West London, enjoying a...
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24th Jul 2018
The following is an edited excerpt from A Beginner’s Guide to Being Mental: An A-Z from Anxiety to Zero F*cks Given, by Natasha Devon. Of all the symptoms traditionally assoc...
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20th Jul 2018
by Ellen M.J Deaville HANDLE WITH CARE the parcel requested, prompting me to ponder how much easier life would be if we could all stick that label on ourselves when we need to. How...
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19th Jul 2018
I have a condition called Panic Disorder, which is exactly what its name would suggest. It’s incredibly easy for me to have a panic attack – an episode which will cause...
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05th Jul 2018
A few short months ago I was sectioned under the mental health act. Until this point I’d never experienced the mental health system first hand, or had any of my own issues, I...
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02nd Jul 2018
Definitely not Normal - by Ellen M.J Deaville I am definitely not Normal. I think in a different way to other people, I say things that surprise them and often laugh out loud. My t...
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02nd Jul 2018
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