mental health · trich

Do I Really Want Out of My Disorder?

A few years ago, I filled out by birth date details into a “numerology calculator” that would, supposedly, tell me all about my personality and the state of my life from these, actually pointless, numbers. Of course, if you’re into numerology, I mean no harm or offence. However, this website was barely functional, and frankly, …… Continue reading Do I Really Want Out of My Disorder?

mental health · trich

My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

As I sit in the general practitioner’s room, I scratch at the frayed material of the seat beneath me and hear my heartbeat in my ears as I wait to finally, finally be fixed. The mental health consultant I’m seeing has been assigned to me through a series of phone calls, appointments, and waiting lists.…… Continue reading My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

lifestyle · mental health

5 Alternative Ways to Meditate for the Unmotivated

Meditation is supposed to be this be-all and end-all for living your best life. At least that’s what I’ve heard, anyway. But for a lot of us, we don’t have the time, the patience, or the mindset for that crap. It sounds like a lot of hooey, all that sitting around, legs crossed, breathing deeply…… Continue reading 5 Alternative Ways to Meditate for the Unmotivated

lifestyle · thoughts · Uncategorized

19 Things I’ve Learned at 19

It’s my birthday!! Shower me with gifts and love! Love me! Kidding. But yeah, I’m 19 today (scary Mary), and I feel old.  Like, I know I’m not old. I’m actually very young. I’ve loads of living left to do. But, like every other entitled and narcissistic millenial, I feel like I have a wealth of…… Continue reading 19 Things I’ve Learned at 19

trich · Uncategorized

The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life

For about the past decade, I’ve suffered with a disorder called Trichotillomania. Here’s the NHS definition if you want to know more about it, and here and here are my past posts about the subject, if you want to know more from the horse’s mouth (or mine. whichever). I’m not going to spend time explaining…… Continue reading The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life