Anxiety · Depression · Mental Illness · Personal · student

My experience with imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome has been talked about quite a lot over the last year. Having learnt about it, and listened to many others talk about their experiences through it via YouTube I thought it was about time that I discuss my experience with imposter syndrome. Impostor Syndrome is characterized by the conviction that you don't deserve… Continue reading My experience with imposter syndrome

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The stresses of working full time with a chronic illness

I should not be sitting in the library on my birthday near tears over numerous things that have caused this. And one of those is working whilst chronically ill related, and others are just indirectly linked somewhat because growing up with chronic illnesses has made me feel inadequate. It's made me feel like I'm less… Continue reading The stresses of working full time with a chronic illness

chronic fatigue · chronic illness · Depression · endometriosis · fibromyalgia · Job · Law · Social media · spoonie · student · Uni · University,

Being true to yourself never goes out of style

Had to take a Legally Blonde quote for this one. Living with a Chronic Illness is tough, being LGBT+ can also be tough. Having a job as a stopgap to hopefully bigger and better things - also tough. Life is tough.  And there are many situations you may encounter in life where you feel you… Continue reading Being true to yourself never goes out of style

Anxiety · chronic fatigue · chronic illness · Depression · endometriosis · fibromyalgia · Job

I saw you do x so you’re well enough to work

I feel this is a common misconception that muggles have, as if work is a low energy task that we an just do if we're atall seen out of the house. And it hurts us chronic illness wizards beause we then very much fear being sruitinised for every little move and push ourselves to go… Continue reading I saw you do x so you’re well enough to work

chronic illness · endometriosis · spoonie

Endometriosis: The devil within me

I have endometriosis. Well suspected endometriosis. It is only since getting it more under control that I have realised just how much it has limited me and just how much it has affected my mental health over the years. Endometriosis is a condition I am so comfortable talking about now. Maybe too comfortable but that's… Continue reading Endometriosis: The devil within me

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Why the way Christianity is taught is important

Disclaimer: I am not referring to the way Christianity is taught to young children who don't yet have the cognitive awareness to deal with anything that is any more than black and white.  Putting these young children aside the way children and adults are taught about Christianity could very well influence whether they start to… Continue reading Why the way Christianity is taught is important

chronic fatigue · chronic illness · endometriosis · fibromyalgia · Job

Working full time with a chronic illness

  Work Work Work Work Work.... Working full time with a chronic illness is rough and if you cant then that's okay.  I also think whether your employer is supportive enough to make the necessary reasonable adjustments or indeed if those adjustments are reasonable. (I'm just about to read about that actually as despite being… Continue reading Working full time with a chronic illness