The above is the official information we are given. In my own work and life, I’d say about half of the people I speak with share experiences about poor body image and body dysmorphia - once they know they are in a safe space to do so, where they will not be judged. My guess, and it is a guess, is that this stuff affects over 50% of the population.
After a long day of doing absolutely nothing, apart from drinking cava, I was scrolling through Instagram (IG) and came across Faron Alex-Paul (vigilante) post. He’d shared a post from George’s Opinion which was a spoken word IGTV on knife crime. WOW! JUST WOW! What an amazing, powerful piece, performed perfectly and the backdrop (the kitchen where a lot of people will steal kitchen knives from) was suited to the cause. I shared it on my IG story and he replied. I’m quite good at taking the plunge to collaborate with people, so I went for it. He was really nice and agreed.
For anyone who doesn't know, I suffer from one of the most difficult and stigmatised personality disorders, BPD. I still haven't fully got my head around it but I'm getting there. However, there isn't a cure for BPD; there isn't a pill for us to take. They can give you tablets (although good luck with that because it's an absolute nightmare) for the symptoms you have but not the actual illness.
Well well well...I haven't done an opinion piece in a while, but I promised I would use this platform to share my opinions, stand up for what's right and inform people so here I am again 😳 As some people may know, Jake Paul is a problematic YouTuber who has his own collective called Team [...]
This is definitely going to be a hard one to write, it's probably why I've been procrastinating and not actually doing it. I won't really go into a lot of detail but in my life I've had to deal with living with an abusive dad, having a chronic illness, being sexually assaulted, raped and abusive [...]