Dr Feelgood

As you’ll know if you’ve read my last blog, there have been a few changes in my life recently, one of which was a change of job. When anything changes in your life there is an opportunity for anxiety to set in. Your mind can start running riot with all questions that all too soon … Continue reading Dr Feelgood

Been Away Too Long

The more eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed a drop in activity over the last couple of months. There hasn’t been as many updates to the social media feeds, to the blog or to the website as there would normally be. Why is that you may be asking? I’m not going to lie as I’ve … Continue reading Been Away Too Long

Under pressure

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and the theme for this year is stress. Stress has probably been one of the biggest triggers that has caused issues with my own mental health. Stress is a necessary evil as part of our human makeup as it helps us survive but unfortunately in the modern world … Continue reading Under pressure

Natural Blues

This blog originally appeared on my original blog site 13 July 2015 and was written for a Blurt campaign about what depression looks like to individuals. Even though it's a couple of years old, the message is still the same so have a read if you missed it. Here it is ... What depression looks like … Continue reading Natural Blues

How I thrive and not just survive

In the second of the guest blogs from Zoe Thompson of Phoenix Life Coaching, Zoe discusses how she not just survives but she thrives. If you want to find out more about what she does and how she could help you, have a look at the details at the end of the post. My low … Continue reading How I thrive and not just survive

The more you ignore me, the closer I get

There are a lot of contradictions when it comes to suffering from depression. People think that you’re weak when you have a mental illness but some of the strongest people I know have depression as it takes a strong person to deal with the illness and continue to function. People think that you are too … Continue reading The more you ignore me, the closer I get

Fell on black days

The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is psychological first aid and support people can provide to those in distress. It’s fairly ironic for me that today is World Mental Health Day given that mental health has been occupying my mind in recent weeks. One of the reasons for this has been trying … Continue reading Fell on black days