Depression myths Despite the growing awareness of mental health, thanks to the brilliant work of organisations like Mind, Time To Change, and to all of the individuals that share their stories in the hope of[…]
Coming off antidepressant medication has brought challenges, and a realisation that I have been running myself into the ground. My brain is fried right now and I need a break, to look after myself and[…]
I posted a couple of days ago about coming off anti-depressants. I felt great. The last couple of days… not so much! In trying to raise awareness of issues around mental health I think it’s[…]
There are a many misconceptions about antidepressants. People seem to think that they turn you into a different person. Well, they helped to turn me from a very ill person to a well person, but[…]
It’s important to be open about mental health. However, even as someone that is able to be open about my own struggles it can still be difficult. Here I consider the issue of mental health[…]
I often get asked whether I am scared that depression will come back. My two bouts of depression were far and away the toughest times of my life, but no, I don’t worry that it[…]
Inspired by the wonderful book, ‘Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes Of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions’ by Johann Hari.
Men aren’t very good at accepting the truth about depression. Many men don’t even believe that it exists, considering it to be a fiction created by weak minded fools that, in reality, just need to[…]