Anxiety Blog 12: Instagram: Life Through A Filter

This was supposed to be a new recipe blog on Scrambled Tofu. Scrambled Tofu is not what my fingers wanted to type. Instead, I think I need to talk about the dangers of Instagram – and more importantly – the dangers of using Instagram to portray a false sense of happiness. Of achievement. Of contentment….

Anxiety Blog 9: Mental Health and the Fear of Being Alone

My partner has gone on a family holiday for ten days, and when I’m asked if I will stay and house sit and take care of the eight cats and a pooch I’m ECSTATIC. I’m so happy, my first thought is literally “Oh my God, I get to smother all of these amazing animals with…

Anxiety Blog 6: Money Before Mental Health?

Anxiety Blog 6: Money Before Mental Health? God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables, slaves with white collars, advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of the history man, no purpose or place, we have no…

Am I Undateable?

  This morning I woke up and did my usual Instagram and Facebook routine. I’m usually welcomed with photo’s of delicious looking food and cute smiley doggos. Today though, I was greeted with a post that said in big bold capital letters: ‘NEVER DATE SOME ONE WITH LOW SELF-ESTEEM’. I was mortified. I looked at…