Everyone has bad days but they can feel even harder for those facing mental health problems. Here are 10 things to focus on when you're struggling.
Depression. As a society, we're talking about it now more than ever before, and with good reason. Mental health has a long and dark history of being the neglected side of healthcare in Britain and across the globe, but over the last decade, it seems like people are finally starting to take it a little… Continue reading What is it actually like to be depressed in your early 20s?
If you were asked to draw someone with mental illness, what would they look like? There are many stereotypes surrounding mental health. Often people imagine that those suffering with mental illness are scruffily dressed folk who come from broken or abusive families, who left school without any qualifications and fell into the wrong crowds where… Continue reading What does Mental Illness look like?
The beginning is always the hardest, or so they say. Having been told for so long that a blog could be the perfect solution to ordering my thoughts and collecting together my random writings, I decided that there was no time like the present to give it a go! Having survived the storm that was… Continue reading First steps