Life with Mental Illness – Interview with Alicja from LostBehindTheMirror

Blogging is all about communication and exchange with others. At least for me. And I count myself very lucky for being part of an extremely interesting series of interviews regarding mental illness. Continue reading “Life with Mental Illness – Interview with Alicja from LostBehindTheMirror”

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You messed up? Tomorrow is another day – Positive vibes & encouragement.

I have been asked by a few people, why my blog is called “freshstarteveryday” and the answer to that is really quite simple. Everyday I screw things up, do weird awkward shit, say inappropriate things… Everyday. And I used to actually hide because of those things, I used to not come out of my room to avoid feeling embarrassed or silly. Let me tell you, that is NOT the way to go…
Continue reading “You messed up? Tomorrow is another day – Positive vibes & encouragement.”

Healthy snacking – avoiding the binge trap

Please tell me I’m not the only one…

You know that feeling you get some days, when you had breakfast and around 3-ish your tummy starts to attract attention to itself? You try to tell your body that it’s only a few more hours until dinner but you just.can’t.make.it.

Seriously, it’s ridiculous, right?¬† Continue reading “Healthy snacking – avoiding the binge trap”

Why talk about Mental Health/Illness

16 % of NZ adult population has been diagnosed with a common form of mental disorder in 2012/13. Meaning one in six adults go through depression/anxiety/bipolar etc at some point in their life.

Statistics from 2015 indicate that in Germany, 22 % of adult males and 33 % of adult females have gone through a phase of severe struggle with mental health issues. Continue reading “Why talk about Mental Health/Illness”