‘Enmeshment’: a lesser-known type of trauma

Trigger warning: mention of trauma & mental health stigma. This Free to Spiel guest feature has been written by the creator of @roses_bruises. Her wonderful page is dedicated to talking about everything mental health-related, from self-love and empathy to CBT and erasing the stigma – make sure to check it out after reading her story.Continue reading “‘Enmeshment’: a lesser-known type of trauma”

Everything will get better

Trigger warning: mention of self-hate, depression, anxiety & suicidal thoughts This guest feature has been written by the creator of The Feeling Good Place (@thefeelinggoodplace), who started the page to help others learn to love themselves and live healthier lifestyles. In this feature, the author discusses their mental health struggles over the years, and howContinue reading “Everything will get better”

From unhappy wallflower to powerful and confident

Trigger warning: mention of bullying This guest feature is brought to you by the creator of @motivation.empowerment.gal on Instagram (make sure to check it out for your daily dose of inspiration!). In the piece, she tells us the steps she took to become more empowered as a teenager, and how a recent break-up motivated herContinue reading “From unhappy wallflower to powerful and confident”

Lockdown inspired me to become more (not less) positive

Trigger warning: mention of bullying & anxiety This week’s guest feature on Free to Spiel is by the founder of lockdown_teens (make sure to check her Instagram page out if you’re looking for a splash of colour and positivity on your feed!). The writer talks about how, rather than being dragged down by negative news,Continue reading “Lockdown inspired me to become more (not less) positive”