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    The choking grasp of anxiety

    28/05/2017

    It is a familiar darkness that looms over me on the long, dark days. A black dog trailing behind, shrouding me from the outside world. It wraps around me its ebony drenched tendrils, born out of the darkened mire of my mind. Here we lie, together, until tomorrow’s dawn splinters and light streaks through the fractures in the shadows. Our relationship is one with teeth and nails flaring; it lacks the simple presence of happiness, and yet still we cling to each other with deeply planted roots. This is how it feels to suffer with anxiety.

     Anxiety wasn’t just one shadow lurking in the depths, but hundreds of ravenous monsters

    Me and the ‘black’ dog

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    My week seeking Utopia

    This week has definitely been a transition into spring, so I’ve been soaking up the yellows and greens and enjoying the change in season. The things I’ve been loving this week are:   1.…

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    19/03/2017
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    My week seeking utopia

    Here are four things that made me happy this week 1. these shoes  (for being so comfy and from an amazing brand. Where ethics and aesthetics meet. Read all about their incredible ethos here)…

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    26/02/2017
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    My week seeking utopia

    Even though this week has been half term (which in the UK is a week off halfway through the academic term), it’s still been full on. I started working at a wonderful vegetarian/vegan health food…

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    19/02/2017
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    My week seeking utopia

    4 small things which made me happy this week:   1. this book by Deliciously Ella (and the fire) (for being full of colourful recipe inspiration during grey winter days)…

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    12/02/2017
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    About me

    A bit about me I’m Jess – a seventeen year old reader, writer and blogger. I’m on a journey to live a simple lifestyle, trying to exist in the moment and be more sustainable.…

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    05/01/2017