In the January of 2018, I tried to take my own life.

Happy on my 23rd birthday this year.

Hello there,

I have put off joining this platform for a while now (for no real reason other than laziness) but in an effort to write more and engage more in writers communities, here I am.

About Me

I am recently 23 years old and reside in the United Kingdom. …

My partner at the window on our first day in our apartment

I’ve moved out of my parents home for the first time.

Well, not the first time, but the first time for good.

I thought it would be like going to university again, living away from home, living the life (except with actual responsibilities and financial stress) however, it really doesn’t…

The importance of training your core

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For many years now, influencers and fitness fanatics on social media have posted their top tips for getting abs, which were for a long time considered to be the picture-perfect image of health and fitness.

While I am glad to say that ‘having abs’ is being less commonly used as…

This is to the book that made me laugh and cry.

Aristotle and Dante are two very well known names across the globe however, I think they’re probably less well known as the two fictional Mexican-American teenage boys who struggle with all aspects of growing up.

Published in 2012, “Aristotle…

Yours Sincerely, a frustrated proofreader

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During lockdown, as an unemployed person, I signed up to Fiverr as a proofreader to make a small income. For the most part, I absolutely love it.

I adore reading other peoples work, be it coursework for university or a novel manuscript. Proofreading has broadened my knowledge of engineering and…

What the science says.

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Green tea is a popular drink of choice for many people including myself.

I first started drinking the herbal tea at University as I wasn’t into coffee at the time and often fancied something fresher than a creamy English Breakfast tea. …


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I used to see environmental activists online discuss experiences of grief regarding the climate crisis and wondered how it could be. How can grief manifest in activism?

Today, I feel tired. I feel I cannot fully enjoy the heat that the U.K. is experiencing right now because it is serving…

Whilst living with a mental health disorder.

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In psychology, it’s understood that happiness is a fleeting emotion. It’s extremely difficult to be happy every minute of every day because life just doesn’t work like that. Our brains are strange tools and we can experience sadness, anger, or frustration at the drop of a hat.

Learning to regulate…

Charlotte Dormoy

Hi, welcome. I’m new to Medium but I love writing about evidence-based lifestyle and personal stories.

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