If you don’t know already I was recently interviewed for the Sunday Mail about mental health, you can find the article, including an awkward photo of me, here. Since it came out this morning I’ve had an influx of messages from people calling me “brave”, “courageous” or just telling me “well done”. Now you’re not wrong
Image via Pexels When it comes to committing to fitness, it is absolutely essential to find something you enjoy and to which you can commit. If you are able to commit to an exercise and find enjoyment in it, your long-term adherence will be better than forcing yourself into a trend. For many, dance
Learning is part of being human in that we never stop learning no matter where we end up in life. The lesson can be as simple as learning not to stroke an angry looking cat, or not to trust certain people. When I was a child I thought that adults knew everything and lived life
Sometimes, you just need to loosen the reigns and treat yourself a little. Doing this is not always straightforward though because you run the risk of making unhealthy choices if you opt for the conventional foodie treats. It doesn’t need to be that way though. There are so many great ways to make the most
Sertraline is a medication used to treat anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD. I came off Citalopram and put on to Sertraline when I started to feel worse on Citalopram than off it. It took around 4-6 weeks to kick in and oh boy has it made such a hugely positive difference.
I am back at work. It’s been about a month since I was last here and my goodness does it feel good to be back. I’ve been SO bored away from this place, but it was important for my health to take the time off. Mentally I am feeling so much better, the Sertraline has
Ever since I started talking about my depression and anxiety I’ve had people saying they can relate. I like that, I like that I am not alone and that they aren’t alone either. What I don’t like is that everyone seems to think they know exactly how I’m feeling, what I’m going through and when
Mental illnesses are difficult for the people suffering with them, but often people forget about the people actually supporting them. Watching your partner, parents or friends go through something so difficult can be horrible, especially if you don’t know how to help them. I thought after my post about maintaining a relationship with a mental
As I have been spending a lot of time cooped up in my flat and avoiding contact with anyone going back to work and socialising has become an unexpected adjustment process, and an exhausting one at that. Everything becomes that little bit harder to get back in to the longer you’ve been away from it.