Hi everyone! It’s Jess AKA the Extra Ounce. You may have noticed I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks. So I thought I’d give you a bit of a life update as to why that is and where I’m at. So I moved into my apartment at the start of the month. Which was exceptionally full on because we had a week between signing … Continue reading Life update
I feel like everywhere I look there are inspirational pictures telling people to trust their gut. To believe the vibes you feel. This mantra is proclaimed in a positive way all across social media. It’s about encouraging people to embrace their instincts and listen to their intuition. It seems like such a positive message…So why does it make me feel bad about myself? The thing … Continue reading Trust my gut?
I have been called ‘attention seeking’ in the past for ‘always making everything’ about my mental illness. I’ve been told I am ‘obsessed’ with my mental illness and need to stop talking about it. I know many others who have shared the same story of being called ‘attention seeking’ when mentioning their mental illness casually. The most common use of ‘attention seeking’ I have come … Continue reading Attention seeking