R U OK Day in its purest form represents kindness: something we desperately need in this world today.
Sophia is a Law/Communications student at UTS who runs a blog called The Beauty Breakdown which documents her experience with mental illness and her struggles with body image.
Despite all of the campaigns and the charities and the awareness, we still haven’t been able to eradicate the shame and the guilt.
20/03/2017 2:36 PM AEDT
And I've stopped believing that politicians want to help me out.
08/03/2017 8:27 AM AEDT
Don't comment on what people are eating, please.
23/12/2016 2:27 PM AEDT
I can’t get anything right because when I wear make-up I’m hiding my true self. I’m lying. Men like women who wear less make-up, they say. But if I don’t wear makeup, I look tired. Did you sleep okay last night?
18/08/2016 9:52 AM AEST
Last year was hard and some days, if I'm being honest, I still struggle. There were days where I felt like chucking in the towel. Recovery felt too hard. It was too different from what I was used to. If there is one thing I can pinpoint that prevented me from giving up, it was the example set by my best friend.
10/03/2016 5:33 AM AEDT
I'm sorry for all the years that I punished you. I'm sorry that, five years ago, I looked in the mirror and wanted to change you. You hadn't even finished developing yet. I didn't give you the chance to grow and flourish on your own. I intervened. In the worst possible way.
26/02/2016 11:19 AM AEDT
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