Why More Black People Need To Donate Blood

Why More Black People Need To Donate Blood

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to donate blood. The fact that just taking a few minutes of my time, could ultimately save someone’s life, had me keen to register when I finally turned 18.

Unfortunately, my anaemic ass needs every single drop of blood I have, so donating blood is not an option for me.

Seeing as it is Black History Month in the UK, I thought it would be the perfect time to use my platforms,  (this blog and Black Travel Creators) to encourage more black people to donate blood.

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Fifteen Things I Do To Help My Mental Health

Fifteen Things I Do To Help My Mental Health

You say your mental health is a priority, but do your actions actually match your claim? 

If that sentence hit you in your chest, don’t worry, it hit me too.

Sometimes life can be so hectic and overwhelming that you forget to take time to take care of yourself.

Well, this is a reminder that you need to really make your mental health a priority. Don’t let yourself reach breaking point, before you realise you should’ve done more for yourself.

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My Story: Travelling with Depression

My Story: Travelling with Depression

Before I start, I just want to clear up a few things:
1) I am in no way saying that travelling will help everyone who suffers from depression.
2) I am not a mental health expert, I’m just sharing my own experiences, with the hope that it will help someone get the help that they need.
3) If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, please seek help now!!!
UK suicide line | US suicide line | International suicide lines

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Ten ways to have a positive mindset in 2018

Ten ways to have a positive mindset in 2018

Amongst all the fireworks and celebrations, entering into a new year, did your dreams magically manifest into reality? Did everything suddenly transform into pots of gold and rainbows?

Probably not.

The reality is, that if you want change, then you have to make it happen. But that is a lot easier said than done, especially if you are not in the right mindset.

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