When an appointment that was meant to make me look and feel my best went wrong, I had to face my body image demons head-on…
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I can acknowledge that my fears are mostly ridiculous, but convincing your mind isn’t as easy to do…
In the Age of Instant where texts, emails and photos can be sent with the tap of a thumb from wherever you are in the world, there is little chance of finding peace, and finding a moment to be truly alone. But in this world, we are also feeling more isolated and more disconnected than ever before. With all the noise we surround ourselves with, nothing is being said.
Mental illness is at crisis point, and all around us the problem is getting closer and closer to home. In Australia more than one million people are suffering from depression, that’s 1 in 6 women, and 1 in 8 men. More than two million people are suffering from anxiety, that’s 1 in 3 women, and 1 in 5 men. 75% of mental illnesses appear before we are twenty-five years old.
Fortunately, as the issue surrounding mental illness, and the number of sufferers grow, so too do organisations and support networks to help.