News: health and wellbeing

Standing up

Attendees of the Perth Pro-Choice march

My first weekend in Perth took a turn – for the better. 

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Doggy cuddles

blogpic - pixabay - german shepherd

I don’t think I’m quite ready to get a dog yet (they need a lot of care), but recently I’ve been missing the dogs I grew up with in our family.

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The health value of good shoes

Two runners running on rocky dirt track in forest.

Only after having completely worn through my favourite set of shoes have I realised just how important they are for my physical and mental health.

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Experiencing new things

Blue cheese on a platter.

From surfing to eating blue cheese, there's nothing more fun than trying new things!

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Joys of a birthday

A guineapig wearing a party hat, with a cupcake and a present and confetti

It was my birthday yesterday but it ended looking a little different from what I had envisioned.

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Be there for yourself & others

friends hugging

So, you have a loved one who is struggling with mental health, and you want to be there for them as much as you can. But you’re not sure what’s the best way to be there for them without burning yourself out. So here are a few tips to make sure you’re looking after yourself as well as you’re the person you’re helping.

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Knowing your love language

paper heart garland

Feeling loved and appreciated is an incredible feeling. Continue reading for my thoughts on the 'love languages'.

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Missing my pets

two rabbits with a third toy rabbit

Animals have such a profound effect on our happiness and wellbeing. I don’t live with my family pets anymore, and I really miss them.

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Why is dating so hard?

couple sitting on a step laughing

I don't know whether it's because of covid or it's just me but dating is really hard. I'm in my 20s, I'm young, I’m fun, I’m busy, I've grown to love myself and be self-aware, I know how to look after myself and not put a relationship in front of everything else, I have a lot of free time, I know what I want, it should be easy right? Unfortunately no, its not.

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Serotonin from dumplings

dumplings on a plate

Food has such a powerful impact on my mood. Once I’ve eaten some good dumplings, I feel happy, safe and ready to take on the world.

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