Once again the UK is divided (where’s the head-in-hands emoji?), this time it’s about the viability of covid-19 lockdowns, and the battlefield, once again, is the media and social media. I’m all for people expressing views, but I still can’t get my head around the way people behave and talk to others, especially on platformsContinue reading “Mental Health Doesn’t Pick Sides.”
Category Archives: Suicide
Is This Why People Give Up?
A couple of weeks ago I contacted the Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service (They offer talking therapies and are part of the East London NHS Foundation Trust) to try and get some additional help for my anxiety and depression. I was originally given their leaflet by my GP because I asked him about finding additional help; youContinue reading “Is This Why People Give Up?”
Jekyll & Hyde -The Dangers of Suppressing the True You.
Every so often you come across a story that really resonates; recently this has been ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. I have had the book for ages, and only decided to read it because it is on a school reading list for a friend’s son. Like most people, I know theContinue reading “Jekyll & Hyde -The Dangers of Suppressing the True You.”
Nadiya, Anxiety & Me – A Great Insight to Anxiety.
I really admire the courage it took for Nadiya Hussain to make the documentary about her struggles with anxiety, and I applaud the way it was presented because it showed very clearly that anxiety is complex and not always logical. Understanding the complexities of anxiety is hard enough as it is, especially for those whoContinue reading “Nadiya, Anxiety & Me – A Great Insight to Anxiety.”
Demons of Darkness – Olivia B
Things have been a real struggle recently; the depression has hit hard since Friday and it literally paralyses me so I cannot do much of anything. I was browsing the internet whilst on the sofa and found this poem; I have no idea who the writer is, but I thought I would share it becauseContinue reading “Demons of Darkness – Olivia B”