Understanding “Pro Ana”- Part 1


Read post to gain an understanding of the history of the “pro Ana” movement, from how it originated, to where it is now.

Personal Update- 22/11/20


Read my Personal Update where I discuss what is going on in my personal life including with Sixth Form and A-Levels, Driving Lessons, and Work. While I give a brief overview on how I personally feel about current affairs; including the way Donald Trump is still refusing to accept Joe Biden has won, Coronavirus vaccines and Brexit.

Mental Health Romanisation: Birthed by Social Media or a Shadow Waiting to Emerge?


In the last few years, it has seemed like the internet has given birth to a culture of mental health romanization. Now whether you have seen this on tumblr, Instagram or now TikTok, it does seem rather strange. Because in recent years there has been so much success by those speaking out to reduce the stigma associated with mental health. While it is fair to judge that many of these people, would have had close experiences with mental health themselves. Yet there has been a significant, maybe unconscious, movement in the other direction, generally by those also likely to have experienced it. ‘But does this not at least mean that it will get more people talking? Not to mention “Increased awareness!” ‘ Maybe, but it is going to be completely counterintuitive when it is the wrong kind! But there is bound to be a reason for it…

Free Speech vs Cancel Culture: Why not Listen?


Cancel Culture has dominated a lot off the media lately. Yet in spite off a lot off the crap which has been cancelled, there are many people who still advocate for freedom off speech. And while I would say that freedom of speech shouldn’t equate to freedom to saying something which could hurt someone, people do need to be educated.