Originally it was believed that only a quarter of the population were introverts, whereas more recent studies and statistics show that actually this figure is closer to nearly one third to one half of the population!
There are many notable introverts and well respected figures famous for their contributions to society and who have helped shaped the world we live in.
Including famous physicist Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton, Steven Speilberg and World class author J.K Rowling to name a few.
Yet despite this, quiet people tend to be underestimated. Often perceived as unfriendly, unsociable and labelled as having bad people skills. Continue reading
These last few weeks have been a real struggle. I haven’t been able to eat properly, I’ve been struggling to sleep. When I do sleep I’ve been struggling to wake up. When I do wake up I feel tired. I feel drained. I’m exhausted both emotionally and physically. I can’t think and I haven’t been able to write.
With there being over 7.4million young people in the United Kingdom , young people (16-25) account for 12% of the population in the UK. With the voting age likely to be lowered to 16, this makes a large target audience that is being overlooked and ignored.
This week I had to reach out for help and I’ve never felt so relieved.
It’s been a long time coming but in the last few weeks it’s felt as though I’ve had more relapses than I’ve had in the last 5 years and despite everything on the outside going seemingly well I’ve been struggling. Continue reading
Politics affects each of us in some way or another. From the price of travel to the amount we pay towards tax, none of us are immune from the consequences of the decisions that politicians make. Continue reading
Looking back at my diary from the beginning of the year and seeing that my main goal was to get a job as a mental health care assistant. Continue reading
Today I am accepting full responsibility for my actions, or rather my lack of them. I really wanted something, but the truth is I wasn’t prepared to work for it and I didn’t put the effort in. Now I have to learn the hard way. Holding my hands up and admitting you could have tried harder is the hardest thing. But what’s most important is that you don’t give in. I’ll try again but this time with the desire and the drive to win.
This time I’m all in.