The positive impact of employment on my mental health

It’s a well-known fact that being in work is important for everyone’s general health and well-being and is used by the government as a way of measuring an individual’s quality of life. It promotes independence, gives us purpose, provides an income, enhances our social skills, and is a key factor in preventing both physical and… More

Keeping motivated in recovery

They say patience is a virtue and you certainly need it in spades during eating disorder recovery.  I recently attended a workshop where the facilitator announced that the average recovery time for an individual with an eating disorder is seven years, making them one of the longest lasting mental health conditions.  It’s common for us… More

Happy Volunteers Week!

Without a doubt, First Steps ED has played a huge role in my journey to recovery.  From attending my first support group five years ago to today, I have so much to thank them for and can’t imagine where my path would have led without their help.  I’m not quite where I need to be… More

How nature helps my mental health

If ever there was a time to feel grateful for nature, it’s now. If it wasn’t for being able to walk outdoors, breathe in the fresh air and feel the sunshine on my face I don’t know how I’d have dealt with lockdown. Embracing nature has been a saviour. Being outside has long been championed… More


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About Me

Hi, I’m Georgie. I’m passionate about mental health and well-being, mindfulness, happiness and self care. I’ve worked as a Marketing and Communications professional for over ten years and now I’m using those skills for something a little bit different…documenting my journey to self improvement, self discovery and mental health recovery. I love to write and so I hope my blog entertains, educates and somewhat enlightens you. Please get in touch if you have any questions or requests.

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