5 reasons to become a volunteer

This week organisations and charities have been celebrating Volunteers Week. This occasion recognises and thanks volunteers for all their amazing hard work and giving up their time for others. It is said that in 2017/18, 20.1 million (38%) people in the UK volunteered formally at least once a year and 11.8 million (22%) of people did so… Continue reading 5 reasons to become a volunteer

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10 inspiring mental health blogs

This week has been mental health awareness week and to recognise the occasion, I want to share 10 inspirational mental health blogs: 1. 365 Days a Year This blog follows the life a woman in her 40s as a recovering alcoholic and try to dismiss some of the stereotypes surrounding what makes an alcoholic. Read:… Continue reading 10 inspiring mental health blogs

How my disability created friendships

A few weeks ago I shared a post with the pros and cons of living with my disability. The first and most important positive thing I mentioned was the friendships I’ve made over the years: “Getting to make lifelong friends through school, theatre groups and (The occasional brilliant) carers.“ There are in fact five particular… Continue reading How my disability created friendships