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Industry Student
Occupation MHN
Location North East, England, United Kingdom
Introduction I am a twenty something student mental health nurse living in the north east of england with a gorgeous collie/lab cross called Roxie, four beautiful monochromatic cats called Holly, Zaphira, Melaena and Edith, a micro teacup pomeranian named Sophie and a tank full of prettiful fish. I am somewhat kookie, a little weird, very loving and usually smiling. I am passionate about raising awareness and breaking stigmas surrounding mental illness and have a heart for supporting, encouraging and empowering those who struggle with their mental health. I am a host on the WeRFreEDomFighters, heavily involved with Hungry For Change, Bipolar UK and vaiorus other projects utilising my own experiences and lessons learned to help encourage, support, inform and equip others in anyway I can in their own battles. My friendships are the most important treasures I have acquired in this world and Im very blessed by them. When all comes to all- I am a girl, a woman who is ever learning, growing, healing, loving, laughing, crying, trying, seeking, finding - LIVING!
Interests God - my relationship with Him and getting to know Him better. People - Friends, Family, Art, Literature, Music, Creative Writing, Film, Theatre and Performing Arts, Dance, Animals, Learning, Mental Health, Therapeutic Interventions, Crafts, Photography, Travel
Favorite Movies Breakfast at Tiffany, Adam's Rib, Whip It, Date Night, Amelie, Running With Scissors, Finding Neverland, Women talking dirty, Girl Interrupted, The Little Mermaid, Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Shutter Island - I could go on!
Favorite Music Caitlin Rose, Vonda Shepherd, Barry and Batya Segal, Twila Paris, Cheryl Cole, Superchick, Delerious, Hawk Nelson, Sidewalk Prophets, Sia, Imogen Heap, Beth Hart, Liz Phair (the early years!), Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, Bruce Springsteen, Lucy Pearl, The Script, You Me At Six and so on...
Favorite Books Non Fiction - The Bible, Travel writings - particular those of people who travel on little money and dare to explore, perspectives with regards to the human brain, emotions and mental health. Fiction - Anything by Virginia Woolf, Paulo Coelho, Jodi Picoult, James Joyce, Jane Austen, Patricia Cornwell, Stephen Fry, Marge Piercy and Margaret Atwood, Sophie's World, The Bell Jar, Eva Luna, Lost Souls, The Buddha of Suburbia, Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons, Enduring Love, Lucky, The Lovely Bones, The Almost Moon, Touched with Fire, Wasted, Madness, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, The Velveteen Rabbit and theres more!

Why is a raven like a writing desk? (I ask because Im showing off that I have an answer to a riddle that puzzled me since I was seven years old! forgive me!)