To Take Or Not To Take

Photo by Nik Shuliahin/Unsplash Medication - a true leap of faith to see if they work, along with openly talking to the doctor about it.  It's hard and overwhelming to discuss mental health issues at the best of times and these feelings can escalate more if you are unsure about approaching the topics that cause … Continue reading To Take Or Not To Take

It Takes A Village

You could be at complete rock bottom, alone,   Not knowing when that day will come when you’ll truly feel grown.   Sat trying to block out every problem, emotion and intrusive thought,  Trying to remember all of those coping skills you’ve been taught.   You could have been in survival mode, never known what … Continue reading It Takes A Village

78% Of People Said They Need Mental Health and Wellness Support From Their Employers

Photo by: Tim Gouw/Unsplash A recent survey conducted by Ryalto revealed that 78% of  people said they need mental health and wellness support  from their employers.   Those who took part in the survey feel as if they need more  mental health and wellness support, in order to achieve their  personal work goals in the … Continue reading 78% Of People Said They Need Mental Health and Wellness Support From Their Employers

“It’s Not A Big Deal”: Why It Took Me Years To Finally Get Help

Photo by: Brett Jordan/Unsplash I’ve known I had mental health problems since early high  school. I tried to put names to my feelings, to try and explain  why I felt that way and how to fix it.   Of course, there isn’t much you can do to fix a mental  illness, only manage it. But … Continue reading “It’s Not A Big Deal”: Why It Took Me Years To Finally Get Help

Damaging Dialogue

Photo by: Priscilla Du Preez/Unsplash "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can  never hurt me." We have all heard this saying many times  growing up and can probably remember quoting it to others  but has this ever felt a true statement to live by?  When your mental health is being tested and … Continue reading Damaging Dialogue