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 theΒ previous DtSo postΒ 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 […]

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Youtubers/Bloggers Who Talk About Their Mental Health Problems/Illnesses

LikeKirsten Facebook // Instagram // Youtube // Blog // Twitter As a teenager, Kirsten suffered from depression and anxiety. At the beginning, she neither knew what she had nor who to talk to. This was until she started Googling and realised that there were others like her. She has been creating mental health content for […]

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Mental Health First Aid

Well…! I’ve finally done it! The first of many steps towards breaking the stigma surrounding mental health problems in Malta: I am a Mental Health First Aider! Confetti it’s a parade! Celebrations aside, this has been something I’ve wanted to do since forever. And it’s finally done. 2 Saturdays. 6 hours each. Lots of laughs […]

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Why I Still Go to Therapy… and why it’s OK

This is probably one of those posts where I had a thousand of ideas, and yet I never really knew how to form those ideas in a decent post. That, and I found it really difficult writing this post. BecauseΒ the stigma surrounding mental health is still there. I was told by my family not to […]

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Let your body do the Yoga

Anyone living with pain (whether physical or emotional) can tell you that it takes over your whole life. You become somewhat isolated from everything and everyone, including your own body. Having a strong relationship with your body is important because it is the gateway to awareness, and it is from awareness that change can begin.

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Dim the Spotlight on… Chris Cornell [#1]

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. My earliest memory of Cornell is when I heard the song ‘Black Hole Sun’ playing on VH1 Classic when I was a pre-teen. As I usually do with every song […]

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The Skinny on… Stigma

They say to never a judge a book by its cover. And yet, we judge those who look and behave differently from us. By “us” I mean humanity in general. I know many people who don’t judge those different from them. I am one of them. Before being clinically diagnosed with depression and anxiety, I […]

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