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Don’t judge a book by its cover, assumption is the mother of all F ups, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. So many phrases we frequently use but rarely manage to adhere to that all amount to the same thing; advice to look beneath the surface. Because what we see on the outside rarely reflects what someone is experiencing on the inside.

One factor that contributes to stigma around mental health is that, culturally, we have a tendency to view it in a binary way: healthy or ill. But mental wellbeing is like many other kinds of physical health…

Tracey Rimell

Writer, inclusion advocate, and fan of breaking the mould… because there’s no such thing as normal. Find out more at

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