Recent writing: Christmas and New Year

Unsurprisingly, the weeks around Christmas and the New Year were a busy time for writing about health. Throughout December and January I’ve written a lot about alcohol, food, diet, fitness, body image, and how to stave off the post-holiday blues. The festive period now feels like a distant memory, and January seems to be going […]

Recent writing: Bowel disease, and good mood food

I’ve been a little quiet on work updates since Mental Health Awareness Week. Not because there hasn’t been any recent writing, but because there’s been so much of it! I’m going to share May and June’s articles over the next few weeks, grouped together (vaguely) thematically. First up: a couple of my recent pieces for […]

Why Masterchef’s Elly is my feminist hero of 2016

Elly Wentworth

Elly Wentworth may have narrowly missed out on winning 2016’s MasterChef: The Professionals, but over the last six weeks she’s very quickly become my feminist hero of the year. I have a real weakness for foodie TV, from the trashy like Come Dine With Me and Dinner Date, to the higher brow like MasterChef and Great […]

Summer mental health resources

Mental health resources to help manage your wellbeing throughout the summer holidays – part of my ongoing content marketing work for RSCPP: Managing stress throughout the school holidays Originally published at RSCPP: School’s out and the summer holidays are here! If you’re a parent, this can be a mixed blessing – while it’s a wonderful […]

Healthy body, healthy mind?

It’s now been eight months since I started doing regular freelance work for rscpp.co.uk, and a lot of that time has been spent in building up the core mental health resources for the website – pieces explaining the causes of, and treatments for, all the various mental health conditions and issues that RSCPP therapists work […]