How To Talk To Your Parents About Your Mental Health

Talking to a parent/guardian about mental health can be difficult and tricky for several reasons. Many people that I know who suffer from mental health problems have said how difficult it was to talk to their parents about it because they didn't want to upset or disappoint them. In this post, I will discuss common…

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The Pressure of Coming Out and Why Homosexuality Shouldn’t be a BIG DEAL

This article was originally published on my older blog, Absurd Nerd. I was browsing through it and thought this article is as relevant now as it was four years ago. As the saying goes, it's better to just speak up than keeping something buried inside you, waiting until this something becomes so unbearable to keep…

#ClaireNotes – December 2017

Closing the year 2017 with a bang...! December 2017 was probably the most eventful month since I started blogging. And since it's the last month of the year, I have decided to highlight even MORE things that happened, and what is yet to happen for the year 2018. Hope you enjoy reading this post! Let…

I’m Sorry

I know those two words seem small, and they actually are. They are nothing more than seven letters, but I don’t know where else to start. So I’ll start with: I’m sorry. There are, obviously, things I am not and can never be sorry for. I’m not sorry for my illness. It’s something beyond my control; it is…

The Symptoms of Depression Nobody Talks About

Depression is often very misunderstood. Some believe it means simply being sad and unmotivated, when in reality, the symptoms of depression often have a way of infiltrating everything, from the smallest, most unsuspecting details, to the biggest, most significant aspects. And trying to explain this often feels like trying to hold onto water. I did a…

#ClaireNotes… London Edition! – July 2017

London baby!   My most anticipated holiday to date has to be this one. It had been planned and booked for over a year! One week in London, jam-packed with fantastic events and banter (knowing me) with my bestfriend of 12 years. The downside? Being at the airport at 4 in the morning. Yeah, I…

Dim the Spotlight on… Chester Bennington [#3]

THIS IS A NEW SERIES WHICH CONSISTS OF ME LOOKING BACK AT ARTISTS I LOVE AND HAVE INFLUENCED ME THAT ARE UNFORTUNATELY NO LONGER ALIVE. If the previous DtSo post was tough to write, then this one is a hundred times tougher. I found out about Chester's demise during the Hamlet intermission last Thursday... so that's one…