Say Hello to Alyssa!

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My name’s Alyssa, I’m 23. I grew up in Reading and now live in South West London with my boyfriend.

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I work in central London in Partnership Marketing and love my job.

I started my blog &happenings in May 2018 after a lot of deliberation with some inner demons and fears. It has taken me a while to get properly stuck in due to fear of rejection and judgement but I’m learning to use it as the outlet I intended it to be.

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What is mental health?

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Mental Health, the headline topic in the media. But what actually is it?

Mental health is very different to having a mental illness or a mental health problem. We all have a duty to look after our physical health and this is the same for your mental health. You see countless posts on Instagram about people becoming vegan because they believe it improves their physical health but people don’t often make drastic changes to improve their mental health.

According to the charity Mind, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year and 1 in 6 people report a common mental health problem (anxiety or depression) each week. Look around your colleagues at work or even your family, those are high statistics.

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My own story.

What’s your name, age and where do you come from? My name is India, I’m 26 and I’m from Norfolk.

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Do you exercise regularly? What kind of exercises do you enjoy? On a good week, I exercise about 6 times but this varies depending on how I feel. At least 4 times. I really enjoy going to gym classes because of the variety it gives me. I also enjoy running but not really on the treadmill!

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