Many mental health issues do not simply appear out of the blue. In lots of instances, their root causes can be traced back to specific events or periods in our lives. This […]
Writer, Presenter and Mental Health Advocate.
I am remembering my friend Andy. He would have been 55 in August. I almost can’t imagine him at that age as my fondest memories of him when he was in his […]
Feeling depressed? ‘Just get over it’ Feeling anxious? ‘Just get over it’ This phase is the last thing a person suffering from a mental health issue wants or needs to hear and […]
A question that I keep on asking myself is this: When it comes to raising awareness of mental health-related issues. Can I really make a difference? It’s all too easy to get […]
Twelve months ago I decided to give up using social media for social reasons. I came off Facebook, deleted my personal Instagram account and deleted all but news and information accounts on […]
It can be so easy to become distracted these days. There is a whole myriad of things there to take our minds off what is happening in our day to day lives. […]