This week (9-15th May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s focus is on loneliness. According to recent figures from the Mental Health … STP Support | Loneliness & the STP A post I wrote for the STP Perspectives blog for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022😊
22nd May 2020: Only 4 days until I finished my undergraduate degree, an experience I had hated a lot of…However this is not the reason why this date is significant. This is the day things started to change for the better. The day my life finally began to make sense. The day I was officiallyContinue reading “Happy 1st Birthday to my ADHD diagnosis…”
From depressed and dysfunctional to bright and bubbly…
Having unfortunately spent the majority of December in self-isolation and spending just 6 days at work this entire month, I have had a LOT of time to reflect on my experiences of the STP so far and the highs and lows. Whilst these weeks spent in isolation have been extremely difficult and have no doubtContinue reading “End of 2020 STP reflections: Why the chaos of COVID-19 and the STP might just be the best thing for my ADHD brain…”
Busting some common myths surrounding ADHD.
We are constantly encouraged to reach out for help if we’re struggling. But what happens when you are simply dismissed and your problems invalidated?
So what is ADHD? Most people have heard of it but much fewer have a good understanding of what it is. When the term ADHD is mentioned I’m sure many people’s minds immediately picture the classic stereotype of hyperactive, naughty little boys who are constantly full of energy and get distracted by anything and everything.Continue reading “What is ADHD?”
Well…the first, and main, reason I decided to start writing this stuff was as a form of ‘therapy’ for myself. My mind was constantly racing with millions of thoughts quickly passing through, jumping from one thing to another, with no structure or coherence. This gave me minimal time to process and understand each thought andContinue reading “Why I started this blog…and how it relates to baths!?”
Hi I’m Alice, a 23 year old, recently diagnosed with (ADHD). I enjoy exercising, napping, complaining, making people laugh and impulsively doing reckless things… Welcome to my blog “I need a nap”. Why is it called this you ask? Well, firstly, anyone who has lived with me or knows me well probably knows that thisContinue reading “Introduction”