Callum Lea: The Teenager Behind The UK’s First Ever Charity Supporting Athletes With Mental Health Difficulties

Not your standard gap year. I suppose that’s one way to describe Callum Lea’s creation of the UK’s first ever registered charity to support young sports players experiencing mental health issues. Although vintage upon vintage of volunteering ‘gap yahs’ before him have taken the well-trodden, admirable charity route; building wells in ‘Indyah’ or ‘Tanzaniahh’ – either out of the genuine goodness of their heart or … Continue reading Callum Lea: The Teenager Behind The UK’s First Ever Charity Supporting Athletes With Mental Health Difficulties

Normal People: We All Want To Be Mrs Connell Waldron, But Have We Massively Missed The Point?

If you have been living under a rock (or as is permissible in the circumstances – your duvet) for the entirety of lockdown, you will have been greatly deprived of Normal People’s Mr Connell Waldron in the glorious shape of Paul Mescal. Not only has it been suggested that Mescal has “redefined” the term sex symbol, he has even been dubbed as a future James … Continue reading Normal People: We All Want To Be Mrs Connell Waldron, But Have We Massively Missed The Point?

‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company

You know who you are. It’s all fun and games calling yourself independent until you actually have to prove it. No amount of ‘self care days’ could have prepared the notorious promoters of self love for this one. I mean, let’s be honest – did that face mask and new set of acrylics honestly give you a new lease of autonomy? Or did it just … Continue reading ‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company

We Would Rather Step On Lego Than Talk About Our Feelings: The Importance Of Opening Up

Yes, I know what you’re probably thinking: here we go another millennial ranting about mental health, thinking she’s the Dalai Lama. And that’s exactly what I’d be thinking too; to be honest I doubt I’d even make it this far through the article, so big respect if you’re still here – bear with me I promise I’ll get to the point. Maybe you’ll even take … Continue reading We Would Rather Step On Lego Than Talk About Our Feelings: The Importance Of Opening Up