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Posted on: 15th October 2019 by: Olivia

by: Courtney Lynn


As I walk toward the beach at 6am in a shared wetsuit carrying an eight foot long surfboard I can smell the salty air. I still have a bag with me, with my water bottle in it, a snack and some other things- you know, just in case . The past couple of months... Read more

Posted on: 5th September 2019 by: Rachel0501

‘Hi there! Tell me something about yourself?’

‘Hello, well I’m 32, I enjoy curling up under a warm blanket and reading, I adore cuddles with my dog, oh and I have Body Dysmorphia Disorder (BDD).’

Okay, so it doesn’t go quite like that but I often drop this into general... Read more

Posted on: 25th July 2019 by: Meeja

"The Tortured Artist", Part One.

I am a natural born creative. I fell out of my mother’s womb with a crayon in my hand. I love Art, and every aspect of creating a portrait. Each step has a buzz, a rewarding feeling. I am very lucky to actually earn from it. My talent has never let... Read more

Posted on: 7th June 2019 by: Anonymous (not verified)

Charlotte is the co-founder of a new non-profit organisation called Mad Millenials. Here she share's her experiences of  OCD and why she is looking forward to future collaborations between Mad Millennials and OCD Action:


For as long as I can remember I have feared the worst... Read more

Posted on: 19th May 2019 by: Anonymous (not verified)

Have you ever thought, “I wonder what would happen if I jumped in front of that train?” or “I wonder what would happen if I made my dad crash this car?” I am sure you have, even if you don’t want to admit it, but you quickly realise how irrational that thought is, you know you would never... Read more