‘A brilliantly honest reminder about how to control your online space and not let it control you.’ — Emma Gannon, Sunday Times Bestselling Author

‘Fiona writes about mental health with fearless honesty and a quick wit. So much will resonate with so many.’ — Yvette Caster, Journalist and host of Metro.co.uk’s Mentally Yours podcast

‘Fiona’s open and engaging style draws you into her world … We can all learn from her journey and recognise that, even when following our dreams, we all need to go at our own pace.’ —Rebecca Thair, Editor at Happiful

 

The most important things that counselling has taught me

If you’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness then you’ve probably been told a million times that it’s good to talk. Being open and honest with your partner, family and friends is definitely a step in the right direction as keeping your feeling bottled up...

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Wedding planning with depression and anxiety

I started planning my wedding in 2014, just two years after my initial diagnoses of depression and anxiety. On the outside, I appeared to be quite happy and excited but truthfully I found the whole experience rather stressful. To be honest I could get...

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Talking diets and online expectations with Carly Rowena

At a party I recently saw a friend who I hadn’t seen for almost a year. She had lost a lot of weight and was being praised for the achievement by all the women at the party. With my history of rapid weight loss, crash dieting, binge eating and excessive exercising I...

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10 random acts of kindness you can do today

February 12th sees the start of Random Acts of Kindness Week. I don't care much for these types of campaigns - although I'll admit National Doughnut Day has made me reconsider - but if there's something to raise awareness about, being kind to one another does nothing...

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10 reasons why it’s great to live Birmingham

This week in the Gratitude Challenge it's time to talk about the city I live in. I have to admit this made me a tad teary when I realised I had to talk about Birmingham instead of Glasgow (I moved here in July 2016) but then I remembered I have so much to be grateful...

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