Post-Travel Depression: 1 Year Later

One year ago, I touched back down on English soil after a whirlwind two years romping around Australia with my best friend. Nothing could really have prepared me for the difficult emotions I would have to tackle over the following six months and in truth, even one year on; though I feel a great deal more settled, I still carry the…

Chocolate-Coconut Oats

Though incredibly basic, this breakfast makes getting up in the cold, dark drizzle of the winter months a great deal more bearable for me. As well as warming me from the inside out, it keeps me full of energy all the way until lunch. The recipe is versatile and adaptable to suit your own preferences flavour-wise and depending on your mood,…

Post-Travel Depression: What it Feels Like & How to Cope with it

Travel should come with a warning label; Did you read the small print? *May experience possible side effects* You essentially sign a contract, one in which you agree to open up your heart and soul to the world and welcome complete vulnerability; something us humans are usually incredibly cautious and particular about doing. I chose travel over comfort, safety, people. I willingly…

Raw Vegan Key Lime Pie

I am by no means 100% on the ball with my diet (who really is?!) and I do have a serious sweet tooth, which sometimes gets a bit out of control. To combat this, I try to quash my cravings with healthy alternatives and vegan desserts are both better for you and – get this – absolutely…

9 Small Ways You Can Help a Friend Struggling with Depression

Over the years, I have encountered a number of friends going through deep, dark times, including depression, anxiety, addiction and eating disorders. Let’s face it, being human is fucking hard. Who can say that they have skipped through life with no bumps in the road? No matter what your circumstances, chances are you’ve gone through a rough patch….